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Networks in the ancient Mediterranean

Networks in the ancient Mediterranean

Special guest Lieve Donnellan joins the regular team to talk about networks in the ancient Mediteranean, with special reference to Cyprian Broodbank’s book, The Making of the Middle Sea.

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Was Cleopatra beautiful?

Was Cleopatra beautiful?

The idea that Cleopatra, the famous last queen of ancient Egypt, owed her powerful position to her beauty persist, but why does her appearance really matter?

Written by Branko van Oppen

Crocifisso del tufo

Crocifisso del tufo

Near Orvieto, in the Italian region of Umbria, there are the remains of an Etruscan necropolis that dates to the sixth century BC. The site is today known as Crocifisso del tufo.

Written by Josho Brouwers