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Was there really a Trojan horse?

The Trojan war and the Trojan horse are omnipresent in the world of epic. In Aeneid book 2, we witness via a flashback the famous scene where the Trojans take into their city a giant wooden horse in which the Greek soldiers were hidden, and that night the Greeks jump out and ambush their foe; in Odyssey book 4, Menelaus at his court in Sparta tells this story to Odysseus’ son Telemachus; and the whole of the Iliad is framed around the Trojan war, even though the epic stops just short of the horse episode itself. 455 more words


A Peek into the Future


“This was the dream. Now we will tell the king its interpretation. You, O king, the king of kings, to whom the God of heaven has given the kingdom, the power, and the might, and the glory, and into whose hand he has given, wherever they dwell, the children of man, the beasts of the field, and the birds of the heavens, making you rule over them all—you are the head of gold. 746 more words

Weird myths: Baby Hermes

It’s been ages since I did a mythology post! After my review of The Dark Prophecy, I think it’s about time. This one even features Apollo! 466 more words


At Hollow's eve

One would like to think that a busy being like him would have so much to do that it would be almost impossible to grow bored. 347 more words


Styx. A poem.

A heart full of love
Almost fit to burst
A longing
A lonely, ongoing search
Time is trial
A Herculean feat
A test to see… 52 more words


Review: Legend

I’m fascinated by legends and myths from other countries. When I was in grade school I was obsessed with the Greek myths. I even researched them for a school project. 383 more words


Sneak peak into a Soul

For a good, while I have been inspired I have been drawn to people’s eyes, tight head shot/portraits and things that go through their heads at the time of taking a picture. 124 more words