Reception studies focus on how the ancient world has been received since antiquity.
Miller’s debut novel, which won the Orange Prize for Fiction in 2012, teases out the subtext in Achilles and Patroclus’ relationship to craft a compelling love story.
Ursula K. Le Guin (1929-2018) was inspired by a myriad of different world cultures. In her twentieth novel, Lavinia, she took as inspiration Virgil’s epic poem the Aeneid.
A cornerstone of world literature, the main idea behind Homer’s epic poem the Odyssey has been recycled as the basis for a few science-fiction TV shows.
For this very first episode of the Ancient World Magazine podcast, we talk about why we study the ancient world.
A fun two-player card game that is quick to setup and play, with a Greek mythological theme packed with references to the Homeric epics.
The story of Aeneas’ flight from Troy and his long and arduous search for a new home has inspired science-fiction.
American heavy metal band Symphony X wrote an epic song inspired by the Homer’s The Odyssey.
There a number of episodes of the original Star Trek TV series that are clearly influenced by Classical myths and history.
Titan Quest is an entertaining and challenging action-roleplaying game that has you slaying monsters and completing quests as you travel from ancient Greece to ancient China.
Just why do all (modern) movies and TV series set in ancient times have a more or less similar look about them?