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Bellerophon from Fragments to Falling to the Ground

Bellerophon is an interesting figure to consider from Greek myth because his story changes over time (and because we have mostly only fragments and hints about his narrative). 981 more words


The Nine Muses

Daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne, “Memory”
Calliope, “Beautiful voiced”, Muse of epic poetry, the eldest and highest ranked
Clio, “To recount”, Muse of history… 281 more words

Euripides on Love

Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other. ~Euripides

Students of Greek and Latin at UCL tackled the final masterpiece of one of the most renown Greek tragedians  in a spectacular performance of The Bacchae… 318 more words


Most Recent Book Hauls

I’m almost done with Leaving the Atocha Station, it’s a quick and engaging read. I’ll probably read Haruki Murakami’s The Strange Library next because I will likely get through it in one sitting. 176 more words


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Things (not) to say on Valentine's Day: Ancient Greek (and Roman) Comments on Women

Today, we will be talking about the creation of women in Hesiod and misogyny in Greek myth and culture.  Here are some nice passages that dovetail with these topics and Valentine’s Day: 430 more words