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A ceramic centaur figurine from Lefkandi is one of the most recognizable artifacts from Early Iron Age Greece. But can it be identified as one of the earliest depictions of Chiron, the mythical teacher of heroes? A new article by @matthewlloyd85.
Somehow I have passed 1,500 followers. I would do a '1,500 things about the ancient world' post, but I am not sure I know that many things!
Instead, a random fact: 1,500 is the number of Athenian hoplites originally sent on the Sicilian expedition (Thuc. 6.43).
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Apologies, it has been a hectic 2018, so the blog has been ignored. Anyway, only a short one for now. I have finally published book number 2: Great Naval Battles of the Ancient Greek World, which is available here. For … Continue reading
Just a short note that I have a new blog up on the IRIS online site. It is about the seemingly similar views we hold with our ancient Greek counterparts concerning makeup and beauty: View here There are some big … Continue reading
Book being read: My own! I have completely drafted my book on Great Battles of the Ancient Greeks and I am currently proofreading it to within an inch of its life! In other news I have just started a blog … Continue reading
Book being read – J, Davis-Kimbal, Warrior Women: An archaeologist’s search for history’s hidden heroines, (2002) Pride is a real problem in the world of history writing. Well, to be fair, pride is a problem in most areas of life, … Continue reading