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The use of the kidneys in secular and ritual practices according to ancient Greek and Byzantine texts Athanasios Diamandopoulos, Andreas Skarpelos, and Georgios…
This is my review of Boudica: Warrior Queen starring Alex Kingston, Emily Blunt and Steve Waddington.
This paper explores the conflicting accounts of John Chrysostom and Libanius regarding events related to the 387 Riot of the Statues in Antioch. I argue that the differing accounts were both authors’ attempts to shape the perception of the persons responible for attaining the pardon.
This paper suggests that this Iron Age enclosure may have been connected to worship of the Celtic God Lug.
In this study, I explore administration, appointment policies and social hierarchies in the period between AD 193 to 284, in order to define changing status and power relations between the highest ranking representatives of imperial power at the central level.
In the myths, the ancient GreeJcs were at times rather positive toward animals. The Olympian gods were often represented as wild animals, usually symbolizing some divine attribute.
Did the first Christian Roman emperor appropriate the pagan festival of Saturnalia to celebrate the birth of Christ? Matt Salusbury weighs the evidence.