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,
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Perseus: The Original Hero
By Katherine Kennedy, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Of divine conception, saved from certain death, and raised to manhood by his
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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,
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Hector (The Iliad)
Known From: The Iliad “One omen is best: defending the fatherland” -Hector, from The Iliad Hector is a prominent character in
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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 the
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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,
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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 up
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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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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 ordinary
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