A reference to the Salii as “jumping priests of Mars” leads me to wonder: who were these Roman priests and why did they jump?
In ancient Greek mythology, there is a dearth of stories centred on female heroines. An important exception is the fearless Atalanta.
This book by the late Bruce Trigger offers a fascinating comparative analysis of seven early complex societies or “civilizations”.
David Mattingly’s book on the Roman Empire argues that the term “Romanization” is outmoded and should be discarded.
A discussion centred on a votive relief in the Archaeological Museum of Rhodes that looks older than it really is.
An in-depth look at the tomb of prince Paraherwenemef, a son of Ramesses III, in the Valley of the Queens.
VALUE, a research group in Leiden, organized an afternoon to play and talk about Far Cry Primal.
In ancient Egypt, the sphinx was a mythical creature associated with kings, as well as divinities (in particular the sun god).
Did the ancient Greeks actually believe in their own myths?
How do the worlds created by Homer in his epic poems relate to historical and archaeological realities?