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Dionysus, masculinity, and the return of Hephaestus

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Dionysus, masculinity, and the return of Hephaestus

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The Greek god Dionysus remains popular in the modern world for his love of wine and the theatre and his outsider status. But looking at one of his myths through the lens of his masculinity shows how Dionysus can be more complicated than that.

A measured take on the Pylos Combat Agate

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A measured take on the Pylos Combat Agate

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A small agate decorated with a battle-scene, recovered from the so-called “Griffin Warrior” tomb in Pylos (Greece), has been hyped up for the wrong reasons.

Royal Game of Ur

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Royal Game of Ur

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Two gameboards from the Royal Tombs of Ur, a Sumerian city-state in what is now Iraq, date back to 2600–2400 BC.

The brothers Vibenna

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The brothers Vibenna

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The story of the brothers Vibenna occupies the space between Etruscan myth and Roman history.

Wretched Cassandra

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Wretched Cassandra

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Of all the tragic figures in the story of the Trojan War, perhaps none has suffered more than poor Cassandra.

The splendours of Rhodes

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The splendours of Rhodes

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The island of Rhodes is rich in history, with a variety of museums, art galleries, and archaeological sites to visit.