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Reception of the ancient world

Reception studies focus on how the ancient world has been received since antiquity.

Troilus and Cressida

Troilus and Cressida

A medieval love story

In ancient stories, including Homer’s Iliad, the Trojan prince Troilus is killed at a young age by the Greek champion Achilles. In the Middle Ages, he became the lead character in a love story that paired him up with a young woman called Cressida.

Written by Josho Brouwers

Challenging Zeus

Challenging Zeus

The monstrous Typhon

Shortly after he had overthrown the Titans, Zeus was challenged by a monstrous creature: Typhon. The offspring of Gaia and Tartaros, Typhon was a monster with reptilian characteristics and the ability to breathe fire.

Written by Josho Brouwers

Communities and computers

Communities and computers

Archaeology on the web

For decades, archaeologists have been trying to create meaningful engagement with stakeholder communities. The continued development of the internet has provided new and diverse opportunities for participation, but also a variety of new hurdles.

Written by Eleanor Q. Neil

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