Ancient History

(3600 BC – 500 AD)

Tutankhamun: Life after death

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‘Can you see anything?’ ‘Yes… wonderful things.’ Howard Carter’s famously understated words when first looking into the tomb of Tutankhamun marked the beginning of a worldwide fascination with the boy Pharaoh. King Tut is the most…

Sparta…Great For Women!

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The best place to be a woman in Ancient Greece was…Sparta. Really? You mean that bloodthirsty lot who were horrendously outnumbered at Thermopylae and yet still went on to win. That was a good place…

QUIZ: Which Greek God are you?

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After the recent success of our fabulous ‘Roman Goddess’ and ‘Tudor Wives’ Quizzes, we didn’t want our male readership to feel left out! So here is a quiz especially for all the men in our…

QUIZ! Which Roman Goddess Are You?

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Forget the heavy burdens of 21st Century life…transport your mind back to the heavens above the ancient city of Rome. You are a Goddess devoted to your people, who in turn worship you, and build…

Brutus Vs Caesar

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One was hailed a dictator, the other a saviour of Rome. One wanted reform, the other wanted to save the Republic. Brutus Vs. Caesar. Good Vs. Evil. Murderer Vs. Murderer. Whose team would you have…

Become A Stone Age Expert in 5 Minutes

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Fancy Becoming An Expert in Stone Age Archaeology in 5 Minutes? Yes? Then read on… First things first, because our Stone Age ancestors didn’t actually write anything down, the whole period is conjecture. Finding some…

How To Have Sex Like Socrates

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In tribute to the self described historical detective, Vicki Leon, here are ten ways the ancient Greeks flaunted their sexuality (taken from her new release ‘The Joy of Sexus: Lust, Love & Longing in the…