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A fresco from Pompeii shows Perseus helping Andromeda after defeating a sea-monster.
A dull grind of a movie whose only saving grace, the special effects provided by Ray Harryhausen, haven’t stood the test of time.
Perseus defeated a sea-monster to rescue the beautiful Andromeda, but how did he do it?
The mini-series The Storyteller: Greek Myths (1990) stays mostly true to the original sources. Here, I focus on the episode that deals with the story of Perseus.
Heavy metal band Manowar turned the Iliadic conflict between Achilles and Hector into an epic, eight-part song.
Ancient generals came to appreciate the value of combined arms. But why is it a good idea to deploy a mix of different kinds of warriors?
A justifiably admired passage from the Iliad, Homer’s epic poem, emphasizes how life is short and therefore precious.
Deliberate or not, elements of Mad Max: Fury Road remind one of the story of the Trojan War. It’s primal, aggressive, and epic. (It’s also a bloody good film.)
An extensive look at the beautiful archaeological site and museum of Paestum in Southern Italy.
The British Museum has many interesting objects from Cyprus, such as this jug depicting a chariot.