Welcome to Arting the Ancients!

We are a contemporary publication designed to visually guide our readers on an unfiltered journey through history.

Utilizing a collaborative approach with both visual and written content, we hope to dislodge the elitist attitude towards historical education and create an accessible platform where everyone can learn all aspects of their heritage.


Lana is the Project Director and Lead Content Developer of Arting the Ancients. Lana is currently studying a Bachelor of Ancient History, assisting with student mentoring programs and working full time (It’s a LOT!). Lana has a passion for Ancient Studies and Archaeology. “I started this project with the end goal of making antiquity accessible to the public. I want to create a collaborative space to show off the work of dedicated artists and historians.”


Hannah is Arting the Ancients Resident Academic and Chief Editor. Hannah has a Bachelor of Ancient History and a Master of Research. She is a sessional academic teaching ancient history and archaeology at a leading Australian University. Hannah is researching disability in the ancient world and aims to make the ancient world more accessible. She also directs two mentoring programs and is keen to help you enjoy learning about the ancient past!


Beth is the Artistic Director and Resident Artist of Arting the Ancients. She is a digital illustrator and painter based in Australia. Beth recently graduated from Central St Martins Art University of London. “I focus my work around the ‘weird’ and ‘ugly’. I like to bring joy to what gives people the creeps, show beauty in what we are sometimes afraid of.”


Rose is a co-writer for Arting the Ancients and is passionate about Ancient History, writing and travel. She is currently studying her undergraduate degree in Ancient History and hopes to establish a career in the museum sector. Rose intends to enrich your knowledge across diverse areas of history through a platform that is motivated by her love of learning about the past to better shape the future.


Ally is an undergraduate student writer for Arting the Ancients, who is passionate about science and history and how they coalesce in the world of Archaeology. Ally is studying a Bachelor of Archaeology and Medical Science with the aim of pursuing a career in Bioarchaeology, the study of ancient human remains. Ally is passionate about writing on ancient individuals, societies and what they have left behind through the creative mode of blogs and social media. Ally hopes to follow paths of critical thinking and discussion about mythology, Archaeology and Anthropology through creative and informative modes of writing.

We really look forward to taking this journey with you and hope you enjoy it as much as we do!

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