A closer look at various ancient artifacts, such as vases, wall paintings, sculptures, and tombstones , in social, cultural, and historical contexts renders a deeper insight into the lives of the ancient Greeks and Romans.
The image of two warriors playing a board game is familiar to many of us. Junior classicists may recognize it from posters for Certamen (Latin Quiz Bowl) and this year's National Junior Classical League (NJCL) Convention. This image was popular in Ancient. . .
Most writings on friendship in the classical world were written by noblemen and thus are about the friendships of noblemen. However, an epitaph or inscription on a tombstone found along the Appian Way informs us of the friendship between two. . .