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Classics and the Cinema

Hollywood has had a long love affair with the ancient world, from the classic 'sword n' sandal' epics of the 1950s, to some of the most successful movies of recent years. Find out more about Classics on film.

Classics and the Popular Novel

For ancient Greece in the novel, see Nick's Lowe's bibliography of the Greek historical novel at Royal Holloway, University of London.

For ancient Rome in the novel, see the Fictional Rome home-page, housed at the Richard Stockton College, New Jersey.

Classics in the News

BBC News.

The Guardian.