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Greek Drama Ep.4: Helen by Euripides
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.
Top 10 Misunderstood Women in Ancient Greek Mythology | #GreekMyths
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.
What is the Meaning of Hellas, Hellenes, Hellenistic, Hellenism, and Philhellenism?
Understanding the the terms Hellas, Hellenes, Hellenistic, Hellenism, and Philhellenism. Where do they come from and are they synonyms for Greece and Greek?