A bronze 'Corinthian' helmet (6-5th century BCE). Olympia Archaeological Museum.
Corinthian Helmet (Detail)
Detail of a Corinthian helmet, from the second half of the 6th century BCE. The decoration of the helmet suggests that...
Crested Bronze Helmet, Rutigliano
A crested bronze helmet, Rutigliano (Bari), southern Italy. 430-400 BCE. (National Archaeological Museum of Taranto, Italy...
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...