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As y’all know, I’m working on a ritual for feminine sovereignty, and I’m making some headway – I’ve been researching ancestors to uplift and trying to get more than just names, because to empower them, we need to link them to their deeds. 1,206 more words


Island Nations

The Minoans came from one place—Crete—as far as evidence shows, yet their influence stretches across the Aegean to mainland Greece. The reconstruction of the palaces at Pylos, Tiryns and Mycenae show similar structural features as did the artwork. 521 more words


“I, of Troy. 

My face.

My father, Zeus. My mother, Leda.

Did I asked to be revered? is a rhetorical, ridiculous question. 

History is a director. 50 more words


Helen of Troy in Marlowe's Dr. Faustus

Act V, Scene I

Was this the face that launch’d a thousand ships,
And burnt the topless towers of Ilium?
Sweet Helen, make me immortal with a kiss. 187 more words


Language in its Given State: Review of Sinéad Morrisey at Durham Book Festival

The Irish poet Sinéad Morrisey was this year’s Durham Book Festival laureate, sharing her work with the public and students, and writing a new poem inspired by her time in Durham. 695 more words


Greek Mythology 201: Trojan War of Thrones

I mean to write this when it was more topical, but the end of the convention season this year has been a whirlwind. So, instead of a few days ago, I recently heard about… 1,488 more words

Greek Mythology

An Open Letter from Helen of Troy

i am no whore with a heart of gold,

nor patchwork of sinew and sorrow,

my words sting and my hands are cold,

Cassandra will spend her days in the trenches, 112 more words