In ancient Greek history, the Classical period covers more or less the fifth and fourth centuries BC.
What is true now was true in antiquity, too: wine is always good business. Tracing Mediterranean wine culture, this article focuses especially on the last three centuries BC.
Set around the start of the Peloponnesian War (431 BC), Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey offers an interesting take on ancient Greece.
Greek shields from at least the later eighth century BC onwards were often decorated with abstract or figurative blazons.
One cannot examine the Athenian scoundrel Alcibiades without providing a potted history of the Peloponnesian War (431-404 BC).
Don’t believe everything you read! That’s true for both ancient and modern texts. Here, we examine Herodotus’ take on queen Artemisia.
There’s a large block of worked limestone at one end of the temple of Apollo at Delphi. What is it? What function did it serve?
The small archaeological collection of the Duomo in Gubbio, Umbria, features a small terracotta figurine of a donkey, the most common pack animal of the ancient world.
Few buildings have as deep and as interesting a history as the Cathedral of Syracuse, built on the site of an ancient temple of Athena.
Tim Whitmarsh’s book challenges the modernist notion that atheism is a post-Enlightenment phenomenon and traces the ancient history of those who “battled the gods”.
It is often assumed that the ancient Greeks practised one type of warfare. This is problematic, as can be illustrated by a quick look at the early history of Tarentum, Southern Italy.