In the first Ancient World Magazine podcast Roel, Josh, and Josho discussed reasons to study the ancient world. Here are my reasons to study Early Iron Age – or “Dark Age” – Greece in particular.
One of the most interesting battles mentioned by the Greek historian Herodotus is perhaps the “Battle of the Champions”, fought between the Spartans and the Argives.
A brief analysis of relationships between the Carthaginians and the Athenians shows that a more developed form of politics and warfare existed in the fifth century BC than is commonly thought.
Even though the ancient Mediterranean was rife with piracy, relatively few pirates are known to us by name.
Racing – in pretty much any form – was no less popular two thousand years ago than it is today.
The figures of the Chinese terracotta army of the third century BC were perhaps inspired by Greek sculpture.
An action-roleplaying game that has you slaying monsters as you travel from ancient Greece to ancient China.
The best known type of Greek helmet is referred to as being of “Corinthian” type. But why is that?
The new Classical department at the National Museum of Antiquities in Leiden turns out to be a bit of a disappointment.
A statue group currently in Naples serves as the start of a brief discussion of tyranny in ancient Athens.