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Articles, podcast episodes, and videos that cover a subject that doesn’t neatly fit one of the other existing topics are listed below. This includes material that deals with e.g. ancient India, China, and Mesoamerica. If you’re looking for something in particular, you can also have a look at regions and tags.

Wine culture in the Hellenistic Mediterranean

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Wine culture in the Hellenistic Mediterranean

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What is true now was true in antiquity, too: wine is always good business. Tracing Mediterranean wine culture, this article focuses especially on the last three centuries BC.

A donkey figurine from Gubbio

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A donkey figurine from Gubbio

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The small archaeological collection of the Duomo in Gubbio, Umbria, features a small terracotta figurine of a donkey, the most common pack animal of the ancient world.

A break for the summer

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A break for the summer

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Summer’s a busy time for us here at Ancient World Magazine, so we’re taking a short break. We’ll be back on the 13th of August.

Battle of Polytopia

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Battle of Polytopia

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This turn-based strategy game for mobile devices offers a fun and streamlined way to build a little empire from scratch.

Defining the ancient world

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Defining the ancient world

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The ancient world isn’t limited to Europe, the Mediterranean, and the Near East, but encompasses the entire globe.

Red Dwarf

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Red Dwarf

A space Odyssey

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Sitcom Red Dwarf turns thirty this year. While it hasn’t always been the most highbrow of entertainment, it contains a number of jokes and references to ancient history – particularly the Trojan War.