Militaristic, middle-aged men of ancient Rome may not be the first resource one thinks of for insight on authenticity. However, a poem in Horace’s Satires, or Sermones in Latin, provides a refreshing, bold take on friendship and life that has come to serve as a motto in my own approach to relationships.
After Knossos, Invicta invited archaeologist Josho Brouwers to talk about Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey’s depiction of the citadel of Mycenae. They also talk a bit about some other major sites in the Argolid.
Invicta invited archaeologist Josho Brouwers to provide commentary on the game’s depiction of Knossos. There is, as you might expect, a lot to talk about.
The Chieftain Cup, currently in the archaeological museum of Iraklion, depicts a scene on one side that features a commanding figure, probably a leader of some sort.
From Agia Triada comes a remarkable limestone sacrophagus with figurative scenes that may shed light on the nature of Bronze Age religion.
We take a closer look at the bull-leaping fresco from Knossos (now in Iraklion), one of many depictions of ancient Minoan bull-sports.
Learn more about the beliefs of the ancient Egyptians in this interview with Kasia Szpakowska of the Ancient Egyptian Demonology Project.
About 18 kilometres west from Naples is the archaeological site of Cuma, which in antiquity was the home of the Cumaean sibyl (oracle).
Recently, two intact chamber tombs have been unearthed at the Mycenaean cemetery of Aidonia, near the ancient site of Nemea.
Did the ancient Greeks name their ships? The answer to that is yes. And with rare exception, the ships were given female names.