The Greek Ministry of Culture announced on August 25 that since 2009, archaeologists at a Mycenaean palace on Aghios Vassilios Hill on Greece’s Sparta plain have unearthed numerous artifacts.
The 11-volume On the Mixtures and Powers of Simple Drugs by 2nd-century Greek physician Galen, with its ancient guidelines for pharmacology, was standard reading for centuries in the medical profession.
In Power and Pathos: Bronze Sculpture of the Hellenistic World, opened last week at Florence’s Palazzo Strozzi, more Greek bronzes are assembled than ever before in the modern age.
Apotheon brings the classical world of ancient Greek pottery to life as a full-length animated video game.
Last month, archeologists uncovered two oversize marble caryatids and a colorful marble panel in a substantial tomb complex in Amphipolis, Greece. Now, after excavating behind the sealing wall that the caryatids were guarding, they’ve found a chamber with a large and largely intact mosaic floor.
Greek vases have some of the most lively of ancient art, and a duo called Panoply has been turning these vases into animations.
Archeologists have unearthed two lifelike caryatids and a large colored marble panel in a tomb in northern Greece — a find described by Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras as “extremely significant.”
Alexandre Singh’s The Humans—a play inspired by the comedies of my favorite Greek poet, Aristophanes—had sold out before I got around to buying tickets. I knew what I had to do: swallow $2.50 in quarters for raft fare across the Styx, and strangle myself.
No maps remain from the Ancient Greeks and Romans, yet we know that they looked to the stars and to the widening world around them and responded with their own influential cartography.
You’ve probably heard of Dionysus, an Olympian god with a reputation for being a badass. What you didn’t know about him, however, is that he’s also your new androgynous goddess, ready to liberate all who grace his presence through the power of dance, ritual, magic, and music. When I happened upon Zak Plum’s forthcoming graphic novel Rites of Dionysus, I became fascinated by his contemporary interpretation of myth making and ritual practices.
London-based photographer Ingrid Berthon-Moine has taken advantage of the anatomical accuracy of Ancient Greek art to focus her lens on a very specific part of the male anatomy for her latest series, Marbles.