The Verae Historiae (“True Histories”) by Lucian of Samosata is widely considered the world’s oldest known work of science fiction.
Roel Konijnendijk, Joshua Hall, Matthew Lloyd, Owen Rees, and Josho Brouwers talk about the ancient Greek hoplite.
For this very first episode of the Ancient World Magazine podcast, we talk about why we study the ancient world.
Of all the tragic figures in the story of the Trojan War, perhaps none has suffered more than poor Cassandra.
In the tenth book of the Iliad, Diomedes and Odysseus embark on a covert mission to spy on the Trojans.
A remarkable retelling in comic book form of a comprehensive version of the story of the Trojan War that is, at present, sadly unfinished.
American heavy metal band Symphony X wrote an epic song inspired by the Homer’s The Odyssey.
In Greek mythology, the Argo is a unique vessel as it has been endowed with the ability to speak.
Heavy metal band Manowar turned the Iliadic conflict between Achilles and Hector into an epic, eight-part song.
A justifiably admired passage from the Iliad, Homer’s epic poem, emphasizes how life is short and therefore precious.