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Why are Monsters SO Cool?

Let’s face it… Monsters are cool. Whether you are 5 or 50, they can enthrall, enchant and terrify! But… why? Seriously, what causes humans all over the globe, all throughout history to invent these creative creatures that can scare us so? And, more specific to the Greco-Roman world, what is it about our classical monsters

The Sirens: A Symbol of Fear

By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom “For with their high clear song, the Sirens bewitch him, as they sit there in a meadow piled high with the moldering skeletons of men, whose withered skin still hangs upon their bones.” Odyssey. 12: 39-54 The elusive Sirens of the Aegean have been cornerstone characters in Greek