Ghosts in the Ancient World
To the people of the ancient world, there was no doubt that the...
The Eleusinian Mysteries: The Rites of Demeter
The Rites of Eleusis, or the Eleusinian Mysteries, were the secret...
Shabti Dolls: The Workforce in the Afterlife
The Egyptians believed the afterlife was a mirror-image of life...
Ancient Greek Religion
In the ancient Greek world, religion was personal, direct, and...
Hygieia, the Goddess of Health
Modern medicine has its origin in the ancient world. The...
Women in Ancient Greece
Women in the ancient Greek world had few rights in comparison to...
Greek mythology, as in other ancient cultures, was used as a means...
The Art of Ancient Dion
Enjoying a privileged and bucolic position on the eastern slopes...
The Oxford Handbook of Hellenic Studies
Another excellent book from the Oxford Handbook series with sixty-eight...
The Mayan Pantheon: The Many Gods of the Maya
The pantheon of the Maya is a vast collection of deities who were...
A Visual Who's Who of Greek Mythology
[image:3351] Achilles The hero of the Trojan War, leader...