Ancient Greece

Ancient Greece

Persephone and the Pomegranate: Art in Ancient Greece

How has a simple, yet beautiful fruit, been the centre of attention throughout history? The pomegranate is symbolic in many cultures and religions,...

Rachel Witte 24 September 2018

Ancient Greece

The A to Z of Ancient Greek Pottery Terms Pt 1

In Ancient Greece, vases were a commonplace item. There was no explanation needed as to what they were or how they were used. They each served a...

Rachel Witte 8 September 2018

Sculpture

Laocoön: The Work of a Lifetime

The subject The statue “Laocoon and his sons”, attributed to Greek sculptors Agesander, Athenodorus and Polydorus, has fascinated...

Jean-Marc Rakotolahy 27 August 2018

Ancient Greece

4 Ways To Decipher Non-Greeks And Greeks In Ancient Greek Pottery

There is a plethora of Ancient Greek pottery pieces to dive into when discussing Ancient Greece and Ancient Greek citizens. Similarly, there is a lot...

Rachel Witte 22 August 2018

Ancient Greece

Calumny of Apelles – Botticelli’s Final Painting

Botticelli’s final painting with a mythological subject is based on a lost painting by an ancient Greek painter Apelles. He ventured to paint a...

Magda Michalska 24 May 2018

Ancient Art

Top 5 Zeus’ Lovers and Their Crazy Stories

The Almighty Zeus was the god of skies and thunders  in the ancient Greek religion, who ruled as the king of the gods of Mount Olympus. His name is...

Zuzanna Stańska 6 July 2016

Ancient Art

10 Things That Could Happen To You Only If You Were A Greek God/Goddess

If you ever feel down and think that your life is just a series of misfortunes, have a look on this list. It’s not all roses to be a Greek...

Magda Michalska 5 July 2016