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 bendRead more.
The Bacchae: the Morals of Murderous Women
If I invited you to a bacchanalia what would you expect? Wine? Dancing? Sex? Of course you would. How aboutRead more.
Hellenistic Greek Art
It is easy to have an ‘ideal’ when it is unchallenged. “This king is best”. How readily this bold statementRead more.
High Classical Greek Art: Political Patrons
Few things impact a budding art scene like an empirical power showing off. The ruling class often invest heavily inRead more.
Walk Like an Egyptian: Early Greek Art
It easily falls into the ‘conspiracy’ category – but that doesn’t mean it isn’t a fun story to tell. WeRead more.
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,Read more.