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... There is an entire Marvel series in which Hercules and Spider-Man do meet and work together.
Notably, Hercules' character maintains many ancient stories and characterisations but with interesting twists. Had a dissertation student working on it, it was fascinating.
"It's not every day that we find Achilles and Hercules mentioned in the same breath as Spider-Man and Batman. To my mind, what divides them are what different understandings of heroism entail and what different societies value." When Homer meets @coldplay:
The account making this claim has a LOT of followers. We add our one drop into the ocean and feel a little better for it, but will it change anything?
This is clearly not true - the desert (the Red Land) was very important in the history of ancient egypt (quarrying, policing, movement of people, etc). As it was to the so called Medjay, and other Nubian groups. #BadAncient https://t.co/WxOvYVxE84
Category Archives: Ancient History & My Research
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, eds. N. Sekunda & B. Burliga, Iphicrates, Peltasts and Lechaeum, (Gdansk, 2014) The article A paper has just been publicised that is causing a mini-flurry of activity on many of the social media sites that I use. … Continue reading
My good friends over at Ancient Warfare Magazine are deliberating on setting up a magazine devoted to the Ancient World and want feedback on the idea. Check out the survey and give your thoughts: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/S2Z5NN6 If it is anything like … Continue reading