Scholars have long debated Luke’s view of the Roman empire – and for good reasons.
In 2013, a medieval reenactment group set out to see what it would be like to survive a Russian winter in the Middle…
There has been an increased interest in Romeʼs connections with the Far East over the course of the last 20 years. This has resulted in the publication of many articles and monographs about the Roman involvement in the Red Sea which was the key maritime region linking the Far East with the West.
Ancient Greek medicine was a complex practice perceived as something between myth and reality, as an expression of a magical divinatory, and an empirical technical practice.
This article examines the origins of the idea of Roman world rule and the foundation myths of the Capitoline temple of Jupiter Optimus Maximus
It explores how Thucydides reveals the human causes of war through the outbreak of a particular war, the Peloponnesian war.
The emperor was adored directly and simultaneously as primary holder of power and chief patron. In relation to the emperor as god, there are two pertinent instances where the ruler brands himself with characteristics of other gods.
In this paper, I focus on ISIS’s destruction of archaeological heritage. I argue that this destruction can be seen as a form of place-based violence that aims to annihilate the local sense of belonging, and the collective sense of memory among local communities to whom the heritage belongs.
Beards of Bygone Eras By Dylan Siebert Labyrinth, Issue 92 (2005) Excerpt: One very important trendsetter from antiquity was Alexander the Great, who is…