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I am descending into the rabbitiest of rabbit holes for a Christmas themed #BadAncient article. For something so commonly referred to, we seem to know very little about the cult of Mithras . . .
Watching all this stuff about The Crown needing a warning before it, because it is fiction, is bittersweet really.
From an ancient historian's experience of explaining the film 300 time and again: warnings and explanations are great - but lots of people just kind of ignore them.
Tag Archives: Xenophon
A review of a great book, which covers a fascinating period of ancient Spartan history: its decline. Godfrey Hutchinson, Sparta: Unfit for Empire, (Barnsley, 2014) The Spartan period of dominance in Greece (the hegemony c.404-371 BCE) has attracted a lot … 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