The new Leiden exhibition Casa Romana focuses on everyday life inside a townhouse of a wealthy Roman family in the first century AD.
The promontories that flank the entrance to the Strait of Gibraltar were referred to as the Pillars of Hercules.
The Allard Pierson Museum in Amsterdam features a reconstruction of a chariot found in a tomb on the island of Cyprus.
An in-depth look at the tomb of prince Paraherwenemef, a son of Ramesses III, in the Valley of the Queens.
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.