Ancient Warfare Blog

  • Warriors of the Hellenistic age

    Our latest issue of Ancient Warfare, IX.5, is at the printer’s! After the fiftieth issue, it’s back to normal, but I certainly hope that this... Read more
  • The gorgon Medusa

    Something I didn’t mention in my discussion of 2010’s Clash of the Titans, is that the movie actually provides some background information on Medusa that... Read more
  • Clash of the Titans (2010)

    Last Monday, I discussed the original Clash of the Titans (1981), a slow-paced, muddled mess of a movie that is of interest only because of... Read more
  • Perseus’ rescue of Andromeda

    Many of the ancient frescoes that once decorated the homes of wealthy Romans in Pompeii have been removed from their original site and can now... Read more
  • Clash of the Titans (1981)

    The original Clash of the Titans was released in 1981. It was directed by Desmond Davis, though most people associate it more heavily with producer... Read more
  • Perseus and the sea-monster

    In my last blog post, I wrote a lengthy synopsis and review of the episode on Perseus from the mini-series The Storyteller: Greek Myths. An... Read more
  • The Storyteller: Greek Myths

    For this first proper blog post for the ‘Autumn of Perseus’, I want to discuss a particular episode in the sadly short-lived television series The... Read more
  • The Autumn of Perseus

    As a follow-up to last year’s ‘Summer of Hercules’, I am pleased to announce that this will be the ‘Autumn of Perseus’. For the next... Read more
  • A reader on PTSD in ancient Greece

    Editor’s note: reader Stephan Berry, who also contributed to Ancient Warfare in the past, sent me his comments regarding the interesting debate article on PTSD... Read more
  • Combat in Age of Mythology

    In my most recent blog post for Ancient Warfare, I wrote about why armies tend to consist of different types of fighters, and drew a... Read more

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