In ancient Egypt, the sphinx was a mythical creature associated with kings, as well as divinities (in particular the sun god).
An interesting object in the British Museum is a Cypriot terracotta statuette of a triple-bodied warrior.
Did the ancient Greeks actually believe in their own myths?
Some comments inspired by a few years’ worth of experience teaching Greek mythology to broad audiences.
How do the worlds created by Homer in his epic poems relate to historical and archaeological realities?
An action-adventure game that takes inspiration from ancient Greek vase-painting to establish its unique look.
A quick look at a number of ancient, marble statues belonging to a collection once owned by Elisabetta Farnese.
Lions play an important part in Greek art and myth. But did these animals really exist on the European continent?
This is an excellent book, clearly laid out, and written in an engaging and pleasant manner, that comes warmly recommended.
Disney does Hercules, resulting in an entertaining movie that’s fun for all the family.