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.
Tim Whitmarsh’s book challenges the modernist notion that atheism is a post-Enlightenment phenomenon and traces the ancient history of those who “battled the gods”.
Following on from yesterday, we continue our foray into the world of Prince of Persia and discuss the two most recent entries in the series.
The Prince of Persia series of games mixes medieval Persian story elements with older traditions, befitting a fairy-tale atmosphere.
Does this graphical update of Age of Empires make the game feel as fresh as it did in 1997 or does it come off as a relic of a bygone age?
Mythos is a quirky, entertaining, and fairly superficial retelling of (some) ancient Greek myths. If you want more, you have to look elsewhere.
A lavishly produced television series that manages to make the story of the Trojan War utterly dull to watch. A waste of potential.
This turn-based strategy game for mobile devices offers a fun and streamlined way to build a little empire from scratch.
This book by the late Bruce Trigger offers a fascinating comparative analysis of seven early complex societies or “civilizations”.
Available only for mobile devices, Enyo is a fun but challenging puzzle/strategy game inspired by Greek mythology.
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.