Some material in a doctoral thesis never makes the final cut, but can instead be turned into articles. An example is a peer-reviewed article that I wrote about romantic love in the Homeric epics.
Roel Konijnendijk, Matthew Lloyd, and Josho Brouwers talk about the sword-and-sandal film Troy (2004), directed by Wolfgang Petersen.
Miller’s debut novel, which won the Orange Prize for Fiction in 2012, teases out the subtext in Achilles and Patroclus’ relationship to craft a compelling love story.
The Trojan hero Aeneas, made famous by Virgil’s epic poem, has been the subject of ancient texts and art going as far back as Homer.
A cornerstone of world literature, the main idea behind Homer’s epic poem the Odyssey has been recycled as the basis for a few science-fiction TV shows.
Roel Konijnendijk, Joshua Hall, Matthew Lloyd, Owen Rees, and Josho Brouwers talk about the ancient Greek hoplite.
Of all the tragic figures in the story of the Trojan War, perhaps none has suffered more than poor Cassandra.
In the tenth book of the Iliad, Diomedes and Odysseus embark on a covert mission to spy on the Trojans.
A fun two-player card game that is quick to setup and play, with a Greek mythological theme packed with references to the Homeric epics.
American heavy metal band Symphony X wrote an epic song inspired by the Homer’s The Odyssey.