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Odysseus the foreigner

Odysseus the foreigner

With headlines again filled with stories of immigrant abuse and immigration in the United States, it is worth taking a look back at one of the most famous “foreigners” from the ancient world: Odysseus.

Written by Joshua R. Hall

The suicide of Ajax

The suicide of Ajax

The suicide of the hero Ajax, the result of a dispute over the ownership of Achilles’ armour, was a popular motif in Archaic Greek art.

Written by Josho Brouwers

The heroine Atalanta

The heroine Atalanta

In ancient Greek mythology, there is a dearth of stories centred on female heroines. An important exception is the fearless Atalanta.

Written by Josho Brouwers