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About: Sean Kelly

Sean Kelly has a Double Honours BA in English and Classics at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. His particular interest is in Euripides, and how the visual aspects of staging his works reflect and manifest his philosophical interests and concerns (particularly regarding the Sophists). He is also a specialist in Digital Marketing, and a passionate advocate for the potential that technology and the internet hold to engage people with the Classics.

Recent Posts by Sean Kelly

The Lost City of Thebes

By Sean Kelly, Managing Editor, Classical Wisdom I’m sure like many of you, I’m a huge fan of Greek tragedy. For many people Sophocles’ Oedipus Rex can be their first exposure to the world of Ancient Greek literature, and the Classical world in general. More than two and a half millennia since its first performance,

‘Look on my Works, ye Mighty, and despair!’ Ozymandias and Us

You probably know that quote, don’t you? Percy Bysshe Shelley’s poem Ozymandias featured prominently in both promotion for the ultra-popular TV show Breaking Bad, and also in the acclaimed comic series Watchmen. Did you know it was written in response to the Ancient Greek historian Diodorus Siculus? His account of an inscription he read beneath

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