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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

Books

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

Literature

Witch No. 11: Medea

And we’re back! This week, we’re taking another deep dive into Ancient Greek mythology, to examine a witch so powerful, so wicked, that even her own family were subject to her evil wrath. 1,929 more words

Famous Witches

Dynamation Creations: My Top 10 Ray Harryhausen Creatures

So, I’ve had Ray Harryhausen on the brain lately, though he’s never very far from my mind because I follow the Ray & Diana Harryhausen Foundation… 2,538 more words

From My Perspective

4.A.3. Corinth Canal, "The Clashing Rocks"

The Corinth Canal is a canal that connects the Gulf of Corinth with the Saronic Gulf in the Aegean Sea. It cuts through the narrow Isthmus of Corinth. 205 more words

A Moment to Revere Ray Harryhausen

This past Sunday marked the fourth anniversary of the passing of Ray Harryhausen. The stop-motion visual-effects master’s work made a huge impact on my childhood and fueled my love for fantasy and monster movies, from the first Harryhausen movie I saw in the theater (a revival screening of THE 7TH VOYAGE OF SINBAD) to the last (CLASH OF THE TITANS) and every one in between that I watched on TV. 659 more words

Fantasy