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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).
Tag Archives: Paul Hollywood
Well it has been a busy week and a bit, hasn’t it? So we have had a bank holiday weekend in which we took M.D. to see her old Granddad in the West Country, she was also taken by her … Continue reading
It has been a strange week or so. M.D. is being a right moody mare (she is teething after all) but has also started walking – which is both brilliant and time consuming. So, I am still making bread at … Continue reading
Right, M.D. is still out of sorts recently so I have picked a bread that I think she will really like. She loves to eat fruit, she has been known to eat whole bowls of grapes under the noses of … Continue reading
All is not well in the Rees family house. M.D. is out of sorts, possibly ill but with no real signs other than being distressed. My wife has taken the day off to be with her, leaving me with the … Continue reading
Up early this morning to try and get a head start on my day. M.D. is with her Grandma today so, if I time this right I can have a whole day doing research – but not until the bread … Continue reading