A discussion about how studying the past is essentially subjective leads to a discussion based on a book by Michael Shanks.
Bellerophon, a hero originally from Corinth, made a name for himself as the tamer of Pegasus and a monster-slayer.
A closer look at one of the statue groups from the Collezione Farnese, originally perhaps by Apollonius of Tralles.
The gorgon Medusa was more than just a monster to be slain by Perseus: she has an interesting backstory of her own.
A fresco from Pompeii shows Perseus helping Andromeda after defeating a sea-monster.
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.