The Trojan hero Aeneas, made famous by Virgil’s epic poem, has been the subject of ancient texts and art going as far back as Homer.
It’s the end of the year. You might think the world is awful and getting worse. But that isn’t the case. In fact, it’s great and only getting better.
A small agate decorated with a battle-scene, recovered from the so-called “Griffin Warrior” tomb in Pylos (Greece), has been hyped up for the wrong reasons.
In the tenth book of the Iliad, Diomedes and Odysseus embark on a covert mission to spy on the Trojans.
A fun two-player card game that is quick to setup and play, with a Greek mythological theme packed with references to the Homeric epics.
American heavy metal band Symphony X wrote an epic song inspired by the Homer’s The Odyssey.
A justifiably admired passage from the Iliad, Homer’s epic poem, emphasizes how life is short and therefore precious.
Deliberate or not, elements of Mad Max: Fury Road remind one of the story of the Trojan War. It’s primal, aggressive, and epic. (It’s also a bloody good film.)
How do the worlds created by Homer in his epic poems relate to historical and archaeological realities?
Currently, the soccer World Cup is going on: a good opportunity to write about ancient Greek sports.