James Romm is the co-author of The Greek Plays: Sixteen Plays by Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, published on August 23 by the Modern Library.


Sure, King Tut had a space dagger made from a meteorite. While that seems pretty cool, another kind of metal knife from that period gets historians much more excited.


An archeologist claims to have discovered the final resting place of the Greek philosopher. He’s probably wrong, but it will be surely be good for business for the locals.


The ancient Greeks knew a thing or two about life amid tragedy. In his new book Theater of War, how Bryan Doerries’s own grief led him to help today’s vets act out their suffering.