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Icarus and Daedalus

The Tragic Story of the Fall of Icarus

The story of Icarus is one of those legends of Greek mythology that fascinates audiences because of Icarus' desire to transgress human boundaries, thus culminating in tragic consequences. The tale of Daedalus and Icarus in Greek mythology is the story...

10 World-Famous Paintings Embracing Greek Mythology

Greek mythology came to life on canvas through numerous vibrant artworks, many of which have transcended into world-famous masterpieces of paining. Throughout history, mythological subjects have fascinated the minds of people who continue to admire ancient legends captured by painters...

Common Greek Myths Found Throughout Art History

Those who are well-versed in Greek mythology likely recognize many scenes from myths in famous artworks. In fact, apart from religious scenes, images from Greek mythology are one of the most common themes in European art. Greek mythology is prominent...

Icarus and Daedalus to Re-appear in Tehran

Iranian director Homayun Ghanizadeh plans to stage a play in Iran that he has written based on the Greek myth of Icarus and Daedalus, bearing that title. The performance will be held on Sept. 21 at the Hafez Hall,...