Saturday Aug 24th, 2013

The ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum

The historic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79 may have buried Pompeii and Herculaneum under a thick carpet of volcanic ash, but it preserved what is surely our most valuable archaeological record of daily life in Ancient Rome to date. read more »

Thursday Jul 17th, 2014

Characters of the Odyssey in Ancient Art

From ceramics to mosaics, the names that every Ancient Greek knew
Thursday Jul 10th, 2014

Scenes from the Odyssey in Ancient Art

A slideshow of images from vases, kylikes, wine jugs, or mixing bowls
Thursday Jul 3rd, 2014

Gods and men in The Iliad and The Odyssey

Video interview with Barry B. Powell
Saturday Jun 28th, 2014

Wars and the lies we tell about them

Remembering war from Rome to the Old South
Jun 19th, 2014

Telemachos in Ithaca

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May 29th, 2014

Ten moments that shook the Roman world, in pictures

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May 28th, 2014

The Roman conquest of Greece, in pictures

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May 26th, 2014

Virgil in Russia

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May 1st, 2014

The Illyrian bid for legitimacy

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Apr 25th, 2014

How to write a classic

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