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Animation of ancient Corinth

A very impressive digital reconstruction of ancient Corinth, Greece, as it was in the 2nd century AD, during the Roman Empire’s rule. It is made by Danila Loginov, Andrey Zarov and Vyacheslav Derbenev, members of the creative team History 3D (they have also made this video of Sevastopol in the …

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Animation of ancient Syracuse

A team of scholars made this video on how the city of Sicily looked like in the olden days. The video won the 2013 CHNT Video Award, and here is how it is presented on the youtube description: “The ignorance or the mis-knowledge of the archaeological background of a modern …

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Animation of ancient Parthenon

This is a video by altair.com   The group Whiskytree, which makes visuals for films, prepared a short video that depicts the Parthenon of antiquity, which includes their process.. You can watch it below. Historical accuracy is small.  

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Two long lost fairy tales

A young girl transforms into a lake to escape from a witch, the witch drinks up the entire lake and the girl kills her with a knife when she returns to her original form from within the witch’s belly. This is one of the almost 500 fairy tales, lost for …

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The two Gandhis – Myths and realities

“…the dead have a way of becoming saints in the eyes of their survivors…” Rachel Vincent, My Soul to Take The 1982 film starts with Gandhi’s assassination. The old leader, weak and mild, greets his admirers to pray with him. A frowned and rough-looking fanatic approaches him and, after bowing, …

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Isocrates – A brief presentation

 “And so far has our city distanced the rest of mankind in thought and in speech that her pupils have become the teachers of the rest of the world; and she has brought it about that the name Hellenes [Greeks] suggests no longer a race but an intelligence, and that …

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Animation of the Knossos Palace

This is a digital reconstruction an amateur animator created. Perhaps the historical accuracy is not perfect, but one can certainly visualize the size of the Knossos Palace in this very short video. This are two more digital representations of the Knossos Palace made by Dragan Maric   Here is a …

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