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Category: Material Culture
Joining the Dots: A Musical Puzzle on an Ancient Vase
ARMAND D'ANGOUR What did this Greek painter mean?
What Did Aspasia Really Look Like?
FRANCES FORBES-CARBINES Portraying Pericles' partner.
The Ancient Boundaries of Classics
DOBRINKA CHIEKOVA The rich interaction between Greece and Thrace.
Raphael’s School of Athens: Greek Philosophy in the Italian Renaissance
THE SCHOOL OF ATHENS Is like Greek philosophy: baffling.
The Roman Army’s Trusty Vultures: The World’s First Banded Birds
ADRIENNE MAYOR When birds join the war effort.
Classically-themed Paintings, Courtesy of AI
GIOVANNI LIDO Artificial intelligence paints the ancients.
Tempora Mutantur: Two Decades as a Classics Librarian
CHARLOTTE GOODALL Change and continuity in Classics collections.
The Romano-British Writing Tablets of Vindolanda
ALAN BOWMAN The Romans of Britannia speak again.
Sponsian: Another Lost Emperor
ALFRED DEAHL How (not) to mould a fake emperor.
Ad Fontes: When in Roman…
ANGHARAD DERBYSHIRE Why does text look like it does?
A Tour of London’s Greek Temples
EDMUND STEWART Greek revival on the streets of London.
O Tempora: Classics Exams from Times Past
ANTIGONE Digs out papers from a different era.
Domitian II – the Lost Roman Emperor
ALFRED DEAHL When coins make history.
Whatever Happened to Caecilius?
PETER HULSE Caecilius est in alio loco!
What You Need to Build a Greek Temple
EDMUND STEWART How hard can it be? Answer: very.
Epic Potery: Drinking with the Ancients
DAVID BUTTERFIELD Go hard or go Homer.
The Dewsbury Plaque revisited
(LIONEL SCOTT) What on earth is a temporary bus stop?
Sing to me, Muse: The Power of Museums
SAM ANDERSON Bringing the textbooks to life.
Homer’s Scythian Readers
J.S. UBHI How did myths tour the ancient world?
Shug Days: Cracking a 270-year-old Epigraphical Mystery
JACK MITCHELL Eight letters you can't get out of your head.
The Writing’s on the Wall: Reading Roman Graffiti
JERRY TONER⠀ Who writes on a house like this?
Cultural Landmark for Sale: The Classical Treasures of Rome’s Casino dell’Aurora
COREY BRENNAN Explore the world's most expensive home.
Beyond the Metropolis? The Roman Town of Interamna Lirenas
ALESSANDRO LAUNARO Are buried towns really left behind?
Versus de Scachis: When Chess Reached Europe
PETER HULSE A monkish poem on the game of kings.
Looking for Antinous
CAROLE RADDATO The immortal image of Hadrian's lost love.
Ancient Cybersecurity III: From Greek Fire-signalling to WWI Code-crafting
MARTINE DIEPENBROEK Sending high-security secrets from far away.
Cork Models of the Ruins of Rome
ROLAND MAYER How Classical architecture became a portable luxury.
Herodotus, Pirate Amazons, and How to Write about the Past
CHRISTINE LEHNEN Scythian women did things their way.
The Song of Seikilos: a Musically Notated Ancient Greek Poem
ARMAND D'ANGOUR How to make Euterpe dance.
Cyprus and Aphrodite: The Original Love Island?
DAISY KNOX Where in the world was Aphrodite born?
Manipulating Mythology in Ancient Athens
JEROME RUDDICK What stories did Athenians choose to tell themselves?
Roads and Bricks: Why study the Romans?
ANGHARAD DERBYSHIRE What does it mean when the Romans are within touching distance?
Mary and Minerva: Symbolic Protest and the Destruction of Female Beauty
ENLLI LEWIS Does Medusa have a more positive tale to tell?
Egyptian Cats and Greek Curiosity
ALEX TARBET When Herodotus and cats collide.
Painting for Classicists: Classicism, Antiquity and Nicolas Poussin
JASPREET SINGH BOPARAI Do Classicists in art galleries really know the answers?
Epigraphomania in Ottoman Lands: Richard Chandler and the Epigraphic Obsession
ROBERT PITT It's hard to keep calm when the writing's on the wall.
From Big Digs to Small Things Forgotten: the Past, Present, and Future of Classical Archaeology
ULRIKE KROTSCHECK Our ever-evolving engagement with Greco-Roman material culture.
Seeing the Ordinary: Uncovering Ancient Romans
ROBERT KNAPP What does Rome look like when we ignore the elites?
Afghanistan, its pasts and futures.
LLEWELYN MORGAN Hope from history?
One and Many: Mother Goddesses at the Ancient Black Sea
DOBRINKA CHIEKOVA The cross-cultural worship of the many-named Mother Goddess.
Ancient Cybersecurity? Deciphering the Spartan Scytale
MARTINE DIEPENBROEK Did the Ancient Greeks crack the code of cryptography?
Robert Wood and the Eighteenth-Century ‘Search’ for Troy
LESLEY FITTON How to look for Troy when you think there's nothing to find?
Celebrity Athletes in Ancient Greece: Go Hard or Go Home(r)
MICHAEL PLOWDEN-ROBERTS Milo of Croton, Europe's first sporting superstar?
The Ancient Power of Textiles: Coping with Loss and Lockdown
DOMINIQUE NIGHTINGALE Lessons from Penelope and other weavers of Greek mythology.
Love and the Soul: the timeless tale of Cupid and Psyche
STEPHEN HARRISON The rich afterlife of Latin literature's most enduring fable.
Charming or Instructing? The Greeks on the Function of Music
KRYSTYNA BARTOL What did the Ancient Greeks think music was actually for?
The Romance of Ruins
IAN JENKINS and CELESTE FARGE What can we learn from Classical tourists of the 18th century?
The Letters of a Persian Satrap
CHRISTOPHER TUPLIN A rare window into the world of Aršāma, an Achaemenid governor.
Da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man and the Measure of All Things
PABLO IRIZAR What lies behind the world's most famous sketch?
Greeks, Romans, Monks, and Murder: the Chaotic History of Football in Britain
Episodes from the riotous tale of how football came to be.
Palimpsests: How Recycled Books Preserve Lost Treasures
ALEXANDRA TRACHSEL The rich rewards of reading between - and beneath - the lines of ancient texts.
Catullus on the Cover: Sparrows Go Cheap
ISOBEL WILLIAMS The challenge of illustrating the poems of Catullus.
Money Talks: A Very Short History of Roman Currency
ALFRED DEAHL What have Roman coins done for us?
First Thoughts on the “New Naso”
CLASSICAL SCHOLARS explore the New Naso
Numismatic Notes on Naso’s Nose
NUMISMATISTS on the New Naso
Field of Dreams: Schliemann’s Excavation of Troy
HARRY HUDSON What do archaeologists find when they dig deep with epic confidence?
“Especially in the Use of Weapons”: Plato and the Amazons
ADRIENNE MAYOR What lessons did Plato learn from Scythian warrior-women?
The Music of Sophocles’ Ode to Man
ARMAND D'ANGOUR Resurrecting the sound of Greek choral song.
The Greeks, Afghanistan, and the Buddha
BIJAN OMRANI Piecing together Greek influence in the Asian kingdom of Bactria.
Retracing the Steps of the Eleusinian Procession: A Mortal Experience
ATHINA MITROPOULOS Unravelling the Mysteries to make the silent speak.