Achilles (The Iliad)
Known From: The Iliad “If I return home to my dear native land, lost then is my glorious renown, yet shall
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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 was
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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 women
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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 one
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Female Monsters of the Odyssey
By Julia Huse, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Limited Of the monsters and mythological creatures Odysseus encounters during his long voyage
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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 earth
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Ajax: Clean out your soul
By Ben Potter Aias to the Greeks, Aiax to the Romans, now known to us as the anglicized Ajax, he
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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 and
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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 surprise
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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 number
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