Articles with this tag are, at least partially, reviews of something (e.g. a book, movie, game) related to the ancient world. Also includes reviews of (temporary) exhibitions at archaeological museums.
The early history of Rome is dominated by its rivalry with the Etruscan city of Veii, just up the Tiber. Until now, Anglophone readers had few resources to explore the latter’s story.
Classics in Extremis (2019), edited by Edmund Richardson, looks to the “margins” to better understand classical receptions.
Many ancient Greek and Roman epics were left either unfinished or had enough loose strings to warrant continuation by later writers.
While preparing his latest book review for Ancient World Magazine, Joshua Hall found himself asking the question, “Why do we do it?”
Recent studies, like the edited volume under review, examine the far-reaching trade networks that existed in the Indian Ocean.
Thanks to the MET, readers can now experience the ancient site of Palmyra and learn more about its history and modern plight.
A new exhibition about the Egyptian deities in the National Museum of Antiquities in Leiden is interesting, but workmanlike.
Any book that attempts to understand Early Rome is fraught with difficulty; some sink while others float. Thomas Dynneson’s work may be found somewhere in between.
Iliad is a competitive card game for 2 to 6 players inspired by Homer’s battle epic. While the theme is light, I warmly recommend it.
The Sacred Band of Carthage is a poorly known, yet perennially interesting, military unit. This article was written to address some problematic pieces of online content.