Troy: Fall of a City or Fall of Accuracy?
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Once upon a time there was an epic 10-year war between austere and
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The Holy Ass
By Ben Potter Regular readers might recall that from time to time we investigate the origins of the novel. So
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The Bible of Ancient Greece
By Ben Potter Much time and care is taken to bring the ancients to life; to imbue modern society with
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In Nero’s Image
By Ben Potter There is (at least) one important step between the birth of western literature and the age of
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Practical panegyric poetry: an Augustan love-in
By Ben Potter It’s a story with which we are all well-familiar… that of the first emperor of the civilization
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Voyage To The Moon
Considering the strange nature of this tale, we simply can’t launch into this without a little background information. The sheer
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The Odyssey XI: The Book of the Dead
Book XI, The Book of the Dead, or the Nekyia, is one of the more self-contained chapters in The Odyssey.
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The Odyssey: Be Our Guest with Xenia
If your mother taught you say ‘please’ and ‘thank you’, to not sit down until offered a chair, to bend
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Helpful Notes on Medea
Brief Note on the Mythological Background to Euripides’ Medea [The notes have been prepared by Ian Johnston of Malaspina University-College, Nanaimo,
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