Gallery

Gallery | Hector The Protector

We published a Gallery about Achilles last month, so we now are doing one depicting this other hero, Hector. Who is Hector? He has the reputation of a protector of his city Troy and his people. He is also equal to Zeus in mêtis. Read more

Gallery | Odyssey 22: The Slaying of the Suitors

One of the study groups has been working on Odyssey 22, and in December 2020 Kosmos Society performed it as one of the groups taking part in the Reading Greek Tragedy Online: Odyssey ’Round the World event. This Gallery features some visual depictions of this episode, also known as the Mnēstērophoníā, or Slaying of the Suitors. Read more

Gallery: Who is Achilles?

Who really is Achilles? Is he just the son of lovely-haired Thetis who lets him be raised by Cheiron the Centaur, but comes to console and help him when he is devastated and even tried to hide him at the court of the King Lycomedes so that Achilles would not… Read more

Gallery : Flesh Eater

Greeks and Romans in antiquity loved mythology. They depicted images on pottery, on frescos. They decorated their villas and palaces and made these stories part of their daily lives. They loved these stories so much so that even in death they wanted to be reminded of them through beautifully engraved sarcophaguses. Read more

More Strange Births

"You were fated, fated to have a life full of pain, when Zeus begot you on your mother, shining through the air on the wings of a snow-white swan." Many strange births occur in Greek mythology. Read more