Panoply - Animating the Ancient World
December 21, 2014 11:40 AM   Subscribe

What the Greek vasemakers would have done if they had had the technology

Creative efforts of Sonya Nevin and Steve K. Simons
posted by BWA (6 comments total) 17 users marked this as a favorite
For their next trick they can animate Keats rolling in his grave!
posted by chavenet at 1:50 PM on December 21, 2014 [3 favorites]

I liked Ajax and Achilles playing dice, especially the little helmet tug t the end.
posted by GenjiandProust at 3:01 PM on December 21, 2014 [1 favorite]

Yeah, these are a hoot. Good post, BWA.
posted by homunculus at 4:38 PM on December 21, 2014

Similar, in video game form: Apotheon

See also: Opening credits to Rome.
posted by El Mariachi at 5:37 PM on December 21, 2014 [1 favorite]

There was a brief video similar to this in the Mesopotamia exhibit at the Royal Ontario Museum last year. Archers were shooting arrows at enemy soldiers trying to swim away across the river. Ouch!
posted by ovvl at 5:45 PM on December 21, 2014


I pre-ordered that thing like a year ago. When can I play it on my Mac? WHEN?
posted by gwint at 5:56 PM on December 21, 2014

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