Homer's Iliad describes the final year of the Trojan War, a legendary conflict between an alliance of Greek cities...
Jason & the Argonauts
The pan-Hellenic mythological hero Jason was famed for his expedition with the Argonauts in search of the Golden Fleece...
Oinochoe, Ajax & Achilles
The Oinochoe (or oenochoe) is one of the key forms of painted terracotta Greek pottery; it is a form of wine jug. The painted...
Penthesilea & Achilles
A detail from a 3rd century CE Roman sarcophagus showing the amazon Penthesilea and the Greek hero Achilles in a scene...
Roman Painted Goblet with Achilles
This painted goblet dates from the first half of the 3rd century CE, and it was found in 1991 when archaeologists opened...
The Trojan War ("Tainted Love" by Soft Cell)
Sorry, no Brad Pitt or Orlando Bloom, just Mrs. B and some black figure art.
Theseus & the Minotaur: More than a Myth?
Until Sir Arthur Evans unearthed the palace of Knossos, the half-man-half bull killed by Theseus was considered just...
Thetis Dipping Achilles into the River Styx
A painting by Antoine Borel (1743-1810) depicting Thetis dipping Achilles into the River Styx to make him immortal.
The Trojan War, fought between Greeks and the defenders of the city of Troy in Anatolia sometime in the late Bronze Age...