A new temporary exhibition in Leiden demonstrates just how useful it can be to use a question-driven approach to exhibition design.
A discussion on Wonder Woman and the importance of contributions made by the social sciences and humanities.
Hamblin’s book on warfare in the ancient Near East offers a starting point for those who wish to learn more about this topic.
A major contribution to the field of Greek mythology, this book comes heartily recommended.
An enjoyable Italian movie about Perseus, that has almost nothing to do with the original stories.
Bellerophon, a hero originally from Corinth, made a name for himself as the tamer of Pegasus and a monster-slayer.
A sequel that is better in almost every way to the original, even if it has little to do with the original Perseus myth.
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.