In a Greek tragedy written in the middle of the fifth century BC, three teenagers struggle with a question that could be asked now: What happens when a ruler declares …
Democracy – the English word – is, as every schoolgirl knows, of ancient Greek derivation. Democracy – the thing – as it is practised around the world today is quite …
Up the hill of Filopappou we go. The path we follow is nothing more than a clearing, sandstones crushed by centuries of footsteps. Left and right aged pine trees blinker …
In an ancient manual about warfare, Aeneas offers hints, tips, tricks, practical solutions and advice about preparing for, surviving and fighting back a city siege and how to use a
Ancient Greece was an important source of inspiration for Karl Lagerfeld’s stylings for the 2011 Pirelli calendar.
Did the Ancient Greeks tell jokes? Michael C. Scott has a look behind the punchlines
Michael C. Scott reveals the stark difference between theatre in ancient Greece and today
Medical pills found aboard an ancient Greek shipwreck provide insight into ancient treatments and complex trading networks