Hi, I’m Josho Brouwers.

I’m an archaeologist writing about the ancient world in a way that aims to be accessible to all. This website also features articles written by fellow archaeologists and ancient historians.

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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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Change and Archaeology
Change and Archaeology
A book by Rachel J. Crellin

Matthew Lloyd

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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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Four Lost Cities
Four Lost Cities
A book by Annalee Newitz

Matthew Lloyd

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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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Atalanta wrestling Peleus
Atalanta wrestling Peleus
A black-figure hydria from the Manchester Museum

Owen Rees

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