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How accurate is Troy: Fall of a City? Episode 1

The BBC has released a brand new swords and sandals TV series; Troy: Fall of a City. The Iliad, the Homeric story upon which most of the series is based, is one of my favourite stories of all times and so this really was something that I was interested in seeing. 3,216 more words

Ancient History

Watch the drama of TROY

A new tv-series has hit the South African Netflix, Troy: Fall of a City (not to be confused with Troy, the Brad Pitt movie, which is also on Netflix). 189 more words


Where the ancient past meets the present

Moving on to the next stage of Evan’s and his companions journey, and accompanied by Plato no less. We are going to one of the busiest ports in the world, and perhaps the most ancient that is still in use. 467 more words

Ancient History

Anita Ekberg 1931 - 2015

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Book review: Frances Thomas, The Beautiful One

Genre: Historical Fiction, YA Fiction

Release Date: 8 September 2017

Publisher: S Books

Even as a small child, Helen, princess of Sparta, knows that there is something special about her; men come from far away just to catch a glimpse of her beauty. 533 more words


Who is Helen of Troy?

I’ve been blogging about Helen for a few weeks now so shouldn’t we know who she was? Well, not really.  Troy itself was thought to be mythic – until it was discovered. 495 more words

Ancient Crete

Princess Helen

Besides her reputation as a great beauty, Helen was a princess and a very wealthy one at that. Because property and wealth went down through the woman, Helen was the heir to Laconia and the surrounding area. 272 more words