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The shield of Achilles

The shield of Achilles

The description of Achilles’ shield in the Iliad tells us much about what Homer’s views might have been on warfare and violence.

Written by Josho Brouwers

Titanic Titans?

Titanic Titans?

Were the ancient Greek Titans really gigantic? No, they weren’t. But let’s explore where this idea came from in the first place.

Written by Josho Brouwers

Ares, the god of war

Ares, the god of war

A closer look at Ares (known to the Romans as Mars), who wasn’t so much the god of war as he was the god of slaughter and strife.

Written by Josho Brouwers