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.
This is an excellent book, clearly laid out, and written in an engaging and pleasant manner, that comes warmly recommended.
Disney does Hercules, resulting in an entertaining movie that’s fun for all the family.
Some of the best so-called Peplum movies are two Italian-produced films about Hercules starring Steve Reeves.
Based on the comic book by Steve Moore, this energetic Hercules movie also borrows from classic Peplum films.
Just when you thought movies about Heracles couldn’t get much worse than The Legend of Hercules, along comes Hercules Reborn.
A joyless, soulless exercise in tedium with mediocre performances by way of an added “bonus”. Avoid at all costs.
An in-depth look at the good, bad, and downright ugly aspects of Zack Snyder’s movie 300, based on Frank Miller’s graphic novel.
In this book, Christopher Matthew aims to reassess existing models of hoplite warfare by adopting a more hands-on approach.
The notion of a typical “Western” way of war, as espoused most clearly by Victor Davis Hanson, is problematic to say the least.
This edited volume offers an excellent introduction to archaeological approaches to the study of warfare.