Daily Life in the Byzantine Empire
Daily life in the Byzantine Empire, like almost everywhere else...
Clothes in Medieval England
As in just about any other period of history, clothing in the Middle...
Norse Alcohol & The Mead of Poetry
Alcohol played an integral part in Norse culture. People drank...
In many depictions of Vikings, whether in film or other media...
Ancient Greek Clothing
The Ancient Greeks were not fussy about their clothing. The garments...
The Curse of Agade: Naram-Sin's Battle with the Gods
The Curse of Agade is a story dated to the Ur III Period of Mesopotamia...
Third Gender Figures in the Ancient Near East
In the ancient Near East, there was a social standard by which...
Beer is one of the oldest intoxicating beverages consumed...
Sophocles of Kolōnos (c. 496 - c. 406 BCE) was one of the most...
Romulus and Remus
In Roman mythology, Romulus and his twin brother Remus were the...
Ghosts in the Ancient World
To the people of the ancient world, there was no doubt that the...
The Heian Period of Japanese history covers 794 to 1185 CE and...