December 2015

The Minotaur

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The Minotaur

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The Minotaur, a half-bull creature, is perhaps the best-known element of the myths surrounding Theseus.

A statue of M. Nonius Balbus

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A statue of M. Nonius Balbus

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A look at the equestrian statue of Marcus Nonius Balbus that is currently on display at the archaeological museum of Naples.

Immortals (2011)

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Immortals (2011)

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An interesting modern take on the story of Theseus that, sadly, has little to do with the original tale.

The labours of Theseus

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The labours of Theseus

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A beautiful Attic cup, currently in the British Museum, depicts the major labours performed by the hero Theseus.

Democracy (2015)

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Democracy (2015)

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A well-made graphic novel set in Classical Athens, following the adventures of the fictional Leander.

Three (2014)

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Three (2014)

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The graphic novel Three offers an interesting, well-researched look at life as a helot in ancient Laconia.