Caesar was the most famous of a Roman nobles and an extremely atypical man of his times. He was a brilliant man, a talented and ruthless politician and a military genius.
Dionysus, the God of Wine and Ecstasy was born to a mortal mother Semele. His early life was full of madness and terror as Zeus' wife Hera pursued him mercilessly.
Roman cities enjoyed clean water and excellent sanitation thanks to extensive aqueducts and sewer systems. This article explores how the sewers helped the Roman Empire develop into an advanced urban society.
Knucklebones, known today as jacks, is one of the oldest games in the world, stretching almost 5,500 years into the past.
The Gigantomachy was one of the wars that took place in the stories of Ancient Greece. Specifically the Gigantomachy told of the war between the Gigantes, the giants, and the gods of Mount Olympus.
Admetus can cheat death but only if someone else will agree to die in his place. His beloved wife Alcestis is the only volunteer.
Wine was an important part of the ancient world, especially to the Romans who all but worshiped the drink. As ever, wine needs to be drunk from special cups, and the ancient had their own.
Few people will perhaps realise that western astrology signs can be linked to Greek mythology, as each sign of the zodiac has a story from Ancient Greece associated with it.
Helios was one of the gods of the Greek pantheon, and indeed Helios was the Greek god of the sun for it was Helios who travelled across the sky in his golden chariot.
From her home high on Mount Olympus, Aphrodite saw what was happening and became enraged with jealousy and indignation. She went in search of her son, Eros, he must curse Psyche.