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Not very bright

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Politics

Pandora's stories: The Trojan War

Passing the lookout point, and the windswept wild fig tree, along the cart-track they ran leaving the wall behind, and came to two lovely springs where the waters rise to feed the eddying Scamander. 656 more words

Pandora's Stories

Reviled and Ostracised: the Plight of Women

‘Well behaved women rarely make history.’
Eleanor Roosevelt

Imagine yourself sitting in a magnificent citadel and outside you can hear the roar of men as they charge at each other.

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Homer VS the Mycenaeans: In Search of the Trojan War

It’s the age-old question: did the Trojan War really happen? And if it did, did it happen as Homer wrote in his Iliad?

Of course, it is near-impossible to come to a definite conclusion. 1,111 more words

Gods

Odd Bodies - Hermaphrodites and Chimera

Amongst the plants that we find in the garden there is a botanical phenomenon and a man-made marvel which tie directly into the Gods and Monsters that I write about. 1,266 more words

Myth

Sonnet 142

De ton beau poil en tresses noircissant
Amour ourdit de son arc la ficelle :
Il fit son feu de ta vive etincelle,
Il fit son trait de ton œil brunissant. 588 more words
Sonnets

Clemence McLaren: "Inside the Walls of Troy"

We had accumulated six years of memories, Helen and I – of teaching each other our languages and laughing at the mistakes, of sharing patterns at the loom and and playing knucklebones with Laodice and Polyxena during the long afternoons.

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