Reception studies focus on how the ancient world has been received since antiquity.
A remake of an awful movie that had nowhere to go but up. The end result is a bit of a mess, but largely entertaining anyway.
A dull grind of a movie whose only saving grace, the special effects provided by Ray Harryhausen, haven’t stood the test of time.
Heavy metal band Manowar turned the Iliadic conflict between Achilles and Hector into an epic, eight-part song.
Deliberate or not, elements of Mad Max: Fury Road remind one of the story of the Trojan War. It’s primal, aggressive, and epic. (It’s also a bloody good film.)
A gorgeous-looking and entertaining action game that, unsurprisingly, plays fast and loose with Roman history.
An archaeological museum shouldn’t be about the past; it should be about archaeology as a discipline.
Apotheon is a challenging action-adventure game that takes inspiration from ancient Greek vase-painting to establish its unique look. The controls, however, don’t feel as tight as they should.
A good knowledge of history can help fuel creativity, as demonstrated by the works of renowned fiction writers.
This is an excellent book, clearly laid out, and written in an engaging and pleasant manner, that comes warmly recommended.
Disney does Hercules, resulting in an entertaining movie that’s fun for all the family.