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Ancient Greek Story of Antigone Warns Against Sin of Pride

The story from Greek mythology of Antigone and Polynices is a cautionary tale about the sin of pride and how -- like so many other personal failings in Greek mythology -- it leads us to do things that cause...

Euripides’ Medea and Her Terrible Revenge Against the Patriarchy

Euripides’ dismissal by some as a misogynist sits uncomfortably alongside his complex and sympathetic female characters. By Paul Salmond The Athenian poet Euripides was the last of the three great Greek tragedians, after Aeschylus and Sophocles -- and also the least successful. Greek tragedies were...