A statue group currently in Naples serves as the start of a brief discussion of tyranny in ancient Athens.
A look at the equestrian statue of Marcus Nonius Balbus that is currently on display at the archaeological museum of Naples.
A well-made graphic novel set in Classical Athens, following the adventures of the fictional Leander.
The graphic novel Three offers an interesting, well-researched look at life as a helot in ancient Laconia.
One of the buildings in Herculaneum features a tavern that offers a window into everyday life in a Roman town in the first century AD.
The ancient concept of “aristocracy” was quite different from how we, in our post-medieval world, would perhaps define it.
Located not far from Naples are the impressive remains of the villa that once belonged to Nero’s wife, Poppaea Sabina.
How do the worlds created by Homer in his epic poems relate to historical and archaeological realities?
An interesting, if perhaps not highly informative ancient object, is the so-called Alexander Sarcophagus.
Can the Homeric epics be considered historical documents to some extent? If so, for which time period can they be used?