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Euripides’ Medea and Her Terrible Revenge Against 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...

UK Universities Place “Trigger Warnings” on Greek Tragedies and Literature

Universities in the United Kingdom have reportedly placed "trigger warnings" on ancient Greek tragedies, as well as Shakespeare, Beowulf, and others. British university staff has attached trigger warnings to warn students about upsetting materials which may appear in classical works...

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 causes us to do things that result in our...