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.
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.
American heavy metal band Symphony X wrote an epic song inspired by the Homer’s The Odyssey.
A discussion of the remaining three seasons of the TV show Spartacus, which are all heartily recommended.
An entertaining television series with lots of blood, gore, and gratuitous nudity. What’s not to like?
A new temporary exhibition in Leiden demonstrates just how useful it can be to use a question-driven approach to exhibition design.
The new Classical department at the National Museum of Antiquities in Leiden turns out to be a bit of a disappointment.
An interesting modern take on the story of Theseus that, sadly, has little to do with the original tale.