Women, Witchcraft and Greek Myth
Brandeis University’s Joel Christensen examines women’s stories from ancient Greece to the recent past.
Should Ovid’s Metamorphoses Have a Trigger Warning?
Stephanie McCarter’s new translation grapples intelligently with issues of sexual violence that have often been obscured by euphemism.
The Geography of the Odyssey
Or how to map a myth.
Is the Aeneid a Celebration of Empire—or a Critique?
By mythologizing the Romans’ Trojan origins, Virgil turned a story about losers into an epic about winners.
Max Mara rewrites Greek myths at Milan fashion week
Classics were given a feminist twist in a show that also put outerwear centre stage
Circe, a Vilified Witch From Classical Mythology, Gets Her Own Epic
In Madeline Miller’s captivating novel, a feared and maligned goddess from the Odyssey addresses male anxiety about female power.
Why the literature of antiquity still matters
New translations of classics by Homer, Hesiod and Euripides remind us why they became classics.
Montreal academic’s live serial presentation of The Iliad looks for links with TV story-telling
Lynn Kozak’s Happy Hour Homer is part of her ongoing research into how Homer’s epics would have been made digestible...
The Flight of Icarus
Classics professor Stephanie McCarter reinterprets mythology inspirations in the 2017 Gift Catalogue.
A woman's Odyssey
Mary Beard discusses Emily Wilson's new translation of Homer's Odyssey.