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.
The description of Achilles’ shield in the Iliad tells us much about what Homer’s views might have been on warfare and violence.
How do the worlds created by Homer in his epic poems relate to historical and archaeological realities?
If you have everything, are you not the happiest person alive? According to Herodotus, the Athenian statesman and poet Solon disagreed.
Lions play an important part in Greek art and myth. But did these animals really exist on the European continent?