Articles on the ancient world

This page lists all of the articles that have been published on this website in reverse chronological order, so with the newest material listed first. This also includes most of the articles originally published on Ancient World Magazine (2017-2022), which are preserved here for posterity.

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Challenging Zeus
Challenging Zeus
The monstrous Typhon

Josho Brouwers

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In memoriam
In memoriam
On the loss of one of Hercules’ fingers

Josho Brouwers

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Medusa at the edge of Empire
Medusa at the edge of Empire

Adam Parker

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The Empress Messalina
The Empress Messalina
Teenage nymphomaniac or smooth operator?

Peta Greenfield and Fiona Radford

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A temple for all the gods
A temple for all the gods
The Pantheon in Rome

Josho Brouwers

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Body-armour of glued linen?
Body-armour of glued linen?
The origin of the idea of glued linen armour

Sean Manning

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Drink, talk, and praise the gods!
Drink, talk, and praise the gods!
Cultural aspects of the Athenian symposium

Daniel Woon

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Incompetent or scapegoat?
Incompetent or scapegoat?
Publius Quinctilius Varus and the AD 9 “Varus Disaster”

Jo Ball

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Sir Orfeo and Heurodis
Sir Orfeo and Heurodis
A medieval take on the story of Orpheus

Josho Brouwers

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Exekias and the Aithiopis
Exekias and the Aithiopis
Scenes from a lost epic on two black-figure amphoras

Matthew Lloyd

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Nisus and Euryalus
Nisus and Euryalus
Poetry as philosophy

Harrison Voss

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History as inspiration, part 4
History as inspiration, part 4
Halo and the ancient world

Josho Brouwers

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