Many mosaics from Pompeii are on display in the archaeological museum of Naples, including one that depicts a lion attacking a leopard.
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.
The story of Arion and the dolphin is an entertaining and almost certainly fictitious tale that may, however, have a deeper meaning.
When the Romans decided to invade Africa in 256 BC to bring an end to their war with Carthage, they supposedly encountered more than just Punic elephants and a cunning Spartan condottiero.
This ancient stele, dated to between ca. 2600 and 2350 BC, is a key piece of evidence in the history of warfare.
VALUE, a research group in Leiden, organized an afternoon to play and talk about Far Cry Primal.
The sixth instalment in my on-going series on Far Cry Primal, where I play through the game and offer commentary.
Lions play an important part in Greek art and myth. But did these animals really exist on the European continent?