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An accidental centaur?

An accidental centaur?

Most of the Late Geometric Greek vases in the popular consciousness are precise and finely decorated. But sometimes, even Greek vase painters made mistakes.

Written by Matthew Lloyd

A note on the “Dark Age”

A note on the “Dark Age”

Matthew Lloyd’s recent article on why he studies the Greek “Dark Age” elicited comments about his use of that phrase that deserve to be dealt with briefly.

Written by Josho Brouwers

The ancient Greek hoplite

The ancient Greek hoplite

Roel Konijnendijk, Joshua Hall, Matthew Lloyd, Owen Rees, and Josho Brouwers talk about the ancient Greek hoplite.

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Why study Dark Age Greece?

Why study Dark Age Greece?

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.

Written by Matthew Lloyd

The Battle of the Champions

The Battle of the Champions

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.

Written by Josho Brouwers