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Pelias, Neleus, Pylos & Nestor: Guest Post by Luciana Cavallaro

In Ancient Greece, family trees are more diverse than modern zoos and following in the footsteps of heroes can be quite confusing when searching for familial clues. 1,788 more words

Ancient Greece

NEWS: Four acclaimed productions for children to tour primary schools in autumn

Four acclaimed productions for children to tour primary schools Scotland-wide in autumn 2017 and spring 2018 as part of pilot project’s second year.

Theatre in Schools Scotland… 910 more words


The Art of Ray Harryhausen Exhibition - Tate Britain - London 

So, decided to check out the Ray Harryhausen exhibition at Tate Britain today.

I understand the display featured is only a small part of the collection, so am looking forward to hopefully seeing the next/completed installment at some point. 499 more words

Top 10 Ray Harryhausen monsters

I grew up watching films like Valley of Gwangi and The 7th Voyage of Sinbad. The standout feature of films like these were not the acting or the script but the wonderful monsters that terrorised the protagonists. 554 more words

Review: For the Winner, by Emily Hauser

Taking on the classics is a daunting prospect for any author. The Greeks, the Romans, heroes like Jason and Hercules…myths like Jason and the Argonauts. Who wants to take a go putting their own spin on that? 607 more words

Reading Thoughts

Serraillier: The Clashing Rocks

The Clashing Rocks
Ian Serraillier
(Oxford, 1963)
96 p.

My ongoing, fits-and-starts project to find good versions of the classic Greco-Roman stories for my children brought me to this re-telling of the tale of Jason and the Argonauts. 236 more words


The Argonautica – The Forgotten Classical Epic Poem That Changed Literature

In his latest Dispatches from the Secret Library, Dr Oliver Tearle considers Apollonius of Rhodes’ classic tale of Jason and the Golden Fleece

In the world of classical Greek epic poetry, two poems are universally renowned: … 954 more words