Corinthian Helmet (Detail)
Detail of a Corinthian helmet, from the second half of the 6th century BCE. The decoration of the helmet suggests that...
The Delian League (or Athenian League) was an alliance of Greek city-states led by Athens and formed in 478 BCE to liberate...
Elephants in Greek & Roman Warfare
In the search for ever more impressive and lethal weapons to shock the enemy and bring total victory the armies of ancient...
Epaminondas (or Epameinondas, c. 420 - 362 BCE) was a Theban general who famously defeated Sparta at the Battle of Leuctra...
Fallen Greek Hoplite
An artist's impression of what a fallen Greek hoplite may have looked like.
Funeral Stele of Artistion
Marble funeral stele depicting a hoplite soldier, signed by Aristokles (500 BCE), National Archaeological Museum, Athens...
Gigantomachy of Delphi
A detail from the frieze of the Treasury of the Siphians at Delphi depicting the Gods fighting the Giants (525 BCE), Delphi Archaeological...
Greek & Roman Linen Body Armour
Professor Gregory Aldrete speaks about 'Linen body armour: reconstruction and tests' at the Greek and Roman Armour Day...
Greek Bronze Shield
Bronze shield from Olympia, 6th century BCE. Olympia Archaeological Museum.
Greek Clay Passport Tokens
Clay tokens probably used as passports by travellers or messengers reporting between military headquarters. Belonging...