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Tag Archives: Homer
Everyone knows the Sirens. They sing their enchanting songs and lure men to their deaths. And that’s pretty much it, isn’t it? Seductive. Dangerous to men. What else do you need? Oh, but why end there, when you can speculate … Continue reading
[I’ve been working over this post off and on for days. It’s weird and a bit disjointed. Not sure if it conveys what I want to get across, but I’m sick of looking at it in my drafts queue. It’s … Continue reading
In which I play games with mythology: The usual story is that Ariadne fell in love with Theseus and told him how to find his way back out of the Labyrinth when he set off to kill the Minotaur. Theseus … Continue reading
Halfway through his tale of his journey to the Underworld, Odysseus paused. All the Phaiakians were silent, overwhelmed by the story. Alkinoos spoke up: Odysseus, we, as we look upon you, do not imagine that you are a … Continue reading