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Rape of the Sabine Women in Art

Heraclius: The David of the Eastern Roman Empire?

Figurines with articulated limbs: Children's toys or adult apotropaic objects?

Roman boxing: more bloodsport than gentleman's competition

Dogs, a symbol of faithfulness, in ancient art

Ptolemaic Greek funerary traditions in Alexandria, Egypt

The bit that controlled the mighty Bucephalus

The cult of Dionysus: Wine, uninhibited freedom, and subversion of the powerful

The First Mirrors

Sybolism in Funerary Art: Relief with a Hunter From Magna Graecia

Eros and Psyche: Love and the betrayal of trust

The Greek kline as platform for the nuptial banquet