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.
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.
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.
David Mattingly’s book on the Roman Empire argues that the term “Romanization” is outmoded and should be discarded.
A remarkable retelling in comic book form of a comprehensive version of the story of the Trojan War that is, at present, sadly unfinished.
The new Leiden exhibition Casa Romana focuses on everyday life inside a townhouse of a wealthy Roman family in the first century AD.