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Thinking on Oaths, Family, and Standing at the Battle Line

It is Greek Wednesday, and while thinking on what to post I noticed this little meme hopping around on the net. Needless to say, it is perfect for hoplite warfare. 566 more words

Thinking Ancient Greek

Not Quite the Glory of Hera

This week we are continuing our look into the life of Heracles. Previously we examined Heracles’s ancestry, and now we will pick up with the birth of Heracles and his younger years. 673 more words

Greek/Roman Mythology

My Trip To Europe. Day 9. Sunday, October 12. Delphi

A visit to the Oracle (“The Pythian is not in today, we are not accepting queries”).  A leeetle bit more of Athens.

And the Coin of the Day is from Thebes. 3,213 more words

2014 Trip To Europe

Thebes: the places of the myths

From the HERMA student lecture series 2014-15

Thebes is a city where the link between mythology and ancient history is so unbreakable that it is very difficult to distinguish where myth ends and history begins. 773 more words