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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

Romantic love in Homer

Romantic love in Homer

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.

Written by Josho Brouwers

The movie Troy (2004)

The movie Troy (2004)

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

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Lavinia by Ursula K. Le Guin

Lavinia by Ursula K. Le Guin

Ursula K. Le Guin (1929-2018) was inspired by a myriad of different world cultures. In her twentieth novel, Lavinia, she took as inspiration Virgil’s epic poem the Aeneid.

Written by Matthew Lloyd