Power and Fate: The Aristocrats in the Iliad
By Rodrigo Ferreyra, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom We are all familiar with Homer’s Iliad. We know about the Trojan War,Read more.
Perseus: The Original Hero
By Katherine Smyth, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Of divine conception, saved from certain death, and raised to manhood by hisRead more.
Memnon: the Mythical King of the Ethiopians
One of the most remarkable figures in all of Ancient Mythology is that of Memnon. He was a great hero,Read more.
Hector (The Iliad)
Known From: The Iliad “One omen is best: defending the fatherland” -Hector, from The Iliad Hector is a prominent character inRead more.
The myth of Jason and the Argonauts
Imagine a group of superheroes, each with their own special power, traveling around on wild, improbable adventures. There is theRead more.
Spotlight on Heroes: Achilles
Known From: The Iliad Notable Quotes about Achilles: “Sing Goddess, Achilles’ rage, Black and murderous, that cost the Greeks Incalculable pain,Read more.
That Time Heracles Met Snake Woman…
By Carly Silver, Contributing Writer, Ancient Origins While completing his Twelve Labors, the Greek hero Heracles (a.k.a. Hercules) got upRead 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.
Holding Out For A Hero: Classical Myths to Comic Books
By Spencer Klavan Quick! Name this fictional character: the long-lost son of super-parents in the sky, fostered by an ordinaryRead more.