Mythology

The Homeric Hymn to Ares

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The Homeric Hymn to Ares

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The “Homeric Hymns” are a collection of ancient Greek hymns celebrating individual gods. Let’s read Hymn 8, dedicated to Ares.

Ancient Greek heroes at play

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Ancient Greek heroes at play

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On a black-figure amphora by Exekias, the Greek heroes Achilles and Ajax are shown playing a game to while away the hours at Troy.

Etruscans in Perugia

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Etruscans in Perugia

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The archaeological museum of Perugia without a doubt houses the largest collection of Etruscan objects in Umbria.

Achilles' slaying of Troilus

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Achilles' slaying of Troilus

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According to prophecy, Troy wouldn’t fall until a number of conditions had been met. One of them was the death of the Trojan prince Troilus.