Achilles (The Iliad)
Known From: The Iliad “If I return home to my dear native land, lost then is my glorious renown, yet shallRead more.
The All Seeing Greek but Overlooked God: Helios
By Alicia McDermott, Contributing writer, Ancient Origins An unpunished second-generation Titan of Greek myth, Helios was a deity who wasRead more.
The Rape of a Goddess
by Mary E. Naples, M.A. Who were Demeter and Persephone and why did their myth resonate so strongly with womenRead more.
The Myth Of Sisyphus And Lessons In Absurdity
By Van Bryan The legend of Sisyphus begins with a man who, if we are to believe Homer, was oneRead more.
Female Monsters of the Odyssey
By Julia Huse, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Limited Of the monsters and mythological creatures Odysseus encounters during his long voyageRead more.
The Realm of Poseidon: A Mythical Voyage Around the Aegean
By Peter Marshall, Contributing Writer, Ancient Origins “Poseidon the great god I begin to sing, he who moves the earthRead more.
Ajax: Clean out your soul
By Ben Potter Aias to the Greeks, Aiax to the Romans, now known to us as the anglicized Ajax, heRead more.
Jason: Sniveling Worm or Unfortunate Bloke?
By Ben Potter and Anya Leonard It’s a myth famed in the ancient greek world, filled with monsters, superheroes andRead more.
Sophocles Antigone: One Woman Against the State
by Anya Leonard “My nature is to join in love, not hate” – ‘Antigone’ in Sophocles Antigone. Maybe it’s no surpriseRead more.
The Unlucky Seven Against Thebes
Seven warriors killing seven other soldiers in front of seven gates. You’d think that story would forever condemn the numberRead more.