The (ancient) Building Boom
We haven’t lived in the city long enough to become nostalgic for the town that it once was. We can’tRead more.
We’re building a wall…and Sparta’s going to pay for it!
We’ve discussed The Donald in these pages before. Almost every time we’ve come back from the ordeal beaten and bloodiedRead more.
The Dual Monarchy of Sparta
By Julia Huse When it comes to Ancient Greece I am particularly Spartan Warrior fond of Athens. As the birthplaceRead more.
The Fall of Jerusalem (Part 2)
It was not often said of the Romans that they were an empire tolerant of seditious behaviour. Though arguments canRead more.
Ostracism in the Ancient World
By Van Bryan In The Politics, Aristotle tells us that ostracism was originally instituted as a means to allow theRead more.
The Battle of Arginusae
The year is 406 BC. The Peloponnesian War has been raging off and on for almost three decades. The SpartanRead more.
The Fall of Jerusalem (Part 1)
By Ben Potter It is known as primum populi Romani bellum in Iudaeos to the Romans, ha-Mered Ha-Gadol to theRead more.
The Humbling of Hannibal
By Ben Potter It is one of the most enduring and dramatic images from antiquity, one that widens the eyes,Read more.
A New Jerusalem: Part One
By Ben Potter “And did those feet, in ancient time, Walk upon England’s mountains green: And was the holy LambRead more.
The Rise and Fall of the Athenian Empire (Part 2)
You might remember two weeks ago we had something of a chat about a rather interesting bit of history. HowRead more.