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Herakles in Africa

Herakles in Africa

Confronting the Other in Libya and Egypt

Around the mid-sixth century BCE, Greek vase-painters began depicting mythological episodes involving the hero Herakles set in Libya and Egypt. While these are typically seen as visualizations of Greek preoccupation with barbarian “others,” closer examination reveals a more complex reality.

Written by Najee Olya

Disney’s Hercules (1997)

Disney’s Hercules (1997)

Disney does Hercules, resulting in an entertaining movie that’s fun for all the family – although purists may scoff at the liberties taken with the source material.

Written by Josho Brouwers

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