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...
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...
The Etruscan civilization, which flourished in central Italy from the 8th to 3rd century BCE, gained a reputation in antiquity...
Foreign soldiers - native girls? Constructing and crossing boundaries in Hellenistic cities with foreign garrison
The maintenance of a garrison in a city or a region was for many a Hellenistic power a comfortable alternative to conquest...
Games Based on History: Medieval 2 Total War
I fondly remember the first release of Medieval 2: Total War with its grand campaign leading the iron-fisted Holy...
Glossary By Sander van Dorst Last update: 15th of Februari 2004. The Roman army page The late Roman army page The republican...
Gravestone of a Warrior, Black Sea
A memorial carved from limestone of an ancient Black Sea warrior with his spear and shield. The Bosphorus region of present-day...