Third #VaseVlog2018 of the year and it’s the turn of the Francois Vase and in particular the depiction of a the Calydonian Boar hunt.
A weekly recap of some pointers from Troy, Fall of a City. In the sixth epsiode I consider whether we can date Patroclus’ death, why Penthesilea would have terrified Hitler… Read more »
All history is based on dates, well, mostly, yet the further you go back the less specific they become. Not only do you have the difficulty of securing anything remotely… Read more »
A weekly recap of some pointers from Troy, Fall of a City. In the fifth epsiode I examine the themes of infanticide, jumping off cliffs with Aphrodite and negotiating with… Read more »
A weekly recap of some pointers from Troy, Fall of a City. In the fourth epsiode I consider a couple of interesting details from Homer’s depiction of the duel between… Read more »
With the Ides of March upon us you’ll read a fair few articles and pieces about Julius Caesar. Thought I’d share the vlog I did on the pugio, this was… Read more »
A weekly recap of some pointers from Troy, Fall of a City. In the third epsiode I talk about Helen’s wedding and why you should always wash your hands after… Read more »
The scene of a deity pursuing a mortal libinously is not exactly a rare event in antiquity. From vases to reliefs and even the backs of mirrors the love affairs… Read more »