The Odyssey ends with the slaughter of the suitors. Here is what happens in books 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, and 24 in Homer’s Odyssey.
The Odyssey books 13-16. What happens when Odysseus reaches Ithaca? Who is Eumaeus and where is Telemachus? Watch the 4th part of helinika’s video series.
What is going on in books 11 and 12 of the Odyssey? Ghosts, sirens, sea monsters, and Zeus create new obstacles for Odysseus.
Last time we followed Odysseus from Troy to the land of the Lotus Eaters. We also saw what was happening in Ithaca during his absence. This time, we will continue with book nine of the Odyssey and follow Odysseus’ journey across the
Cyclops, sirens, sea monsters, vampires, and trips to the underworld. Homer’s Odyssey, an epic poem from the 8th century BC, has nothing to envy from Hollywood.
In 412 BC, the ancient Greek tragedian Euripides presented a trilogy of plays at the annual theatrical competition of Dionysia in Athens. One of those plays was Helen – inspired by the legend of Helen of Troy.
Welcome to Helinika’s first episode of the new series on Greek drama. Drama is enjoyed worldwide in theaters, operas, television sets, and computer devices. But did you know that the roots of (western) drama take us back to ancient Greece?
One of the most well-known ancient Greek myths is the one of Daedalus and Icarus. You might remember these two as the architects who designed the labyrinth, the huge maze that was the home of the Minotaur in Crete.
Ancient Greek mythology features many outstanding and admirable female characters, such as goddess Athena and heroine Atalante. At the same time, there are countless other women that got a negative reputation due to a lack of knowledge or shallow knowledge regarding their background. Let’s see the ten (10) most misunderstood mythical women.
Forget Christmas trees, Christmas carols, and Santa Claus. Let’s see some of the most unique Greek customs and traditions that are celebrated during the winter months.