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Romantic love in Homer

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Romantic love in Homer

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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.

The movie Troy (2004)

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The movie Troy (2004)

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Roel Konijnendijk, Matthew Lloyd, and Josho Brouwers talk about the sword-and-sandal film Troy (2004), directed by Wolfgang Petersen.

Odysseys in space

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Odysseys in space

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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.

The ancient Greek hoplite

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The ancient Greek hoplite

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Roel Konijnendijk, Joshua Hall, Matthew Lloyd, Owen Rees, and Josho Brouwers talk about the ancient Greek hoplite.

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.

Fight for Olympus (2016)

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Fight for Olympus (2016)

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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.