Women in the Odyssey: Goddesses, wives, lovers, and threats
By Ed Whelan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Traditionally, Ancient Greece is seen as a patriarchal society and women were marginalizedRead more.
The Top 8 Greatest Inventions of the Mycenaeans
By Ed Whelan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom This month’s Classical Wisdom Litterae Issue is dedicated to the Mycenaeans! Get aRead more.
Homer’s Real Story: The Truth Behind the ‘Iliad’
Written by John Martin, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom For the nearly three millennia since the Iliad’s creation, its grand storyRead more.
The Cunning Homer: A New Look At The ‘Odyssey’
Written by Alberto Majrani, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Who really killed the suitors in Homer’s Odyssey? A careful reading ofRead more.
Master of Stories: Odysseus in the Kingdom of the Dead
Written by Justin D. Lyons, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Just as the adventures described in Books 9-12 of the OdysseyRead more.
The Story before the Story of the Iliad
A good story grows like a tree, upwards, seeking the sun and light. Its heavy branches, though substantial on theirRead more.
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 Appeal of The Odyssey
By Ben Potter Even those of you who have only recently taken an interest in the classical world will haveRead more.
Ajax The Lesser
The first mistake many make when discussing the hero Ajax and his role in the Trojan war, is that theyRead more.