Robert Garland

Murder Most Foul

Robert Garland asks what murder meant to the apparently bloodthirsty Greeks and Romans.

Greek Geriatrics

Elders and betters? Attitudes towards old age in the society of classical Greece were enormously varied and often far from respectful.

Mother and Child in the Greek World

Women were evaluated principally as child bearers and child rearers in the male-orientated world of ancient Greece, but not without dignity or compassion.