Perseus defeated a sea-monster to rescue the beautiful Andromeda, but how did he do it?
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.
The description of Achilles’ shield in the Iliad tells us much about what Homer’s views might have been on warfare and violence.
Were the ancient Greek Titans really gigantic? No, they weren’t. But let’s explore where this idea came from in the first place.
A funny statue of Hercules in an exhibition on Carthage depicts him as a drunk relieving himself.
A beautiful Laconian cup depicts Arcesilaus II, the King of Cyrene, overseeing the weighing and loading of goods.
In ancient Egypt, the sphinx was a mythical creature associated with kings, as well as divinities (in particular the sun god).
There are many portraits of the Athenian philosopher Socrates. But do these accurately reflect what he might have looked like?
An interesting object in the British Museum is a Cypriot terracotta statuette of a triple-bodied warrior.