Pandora

Hair, part 2 | Female hair: descriptions

"But the mane of the other one, my kinswoman Hagesikhora, blossoms on her head like imperishable gold" How did the ancient Greeks view women's hair? In this second post of the series, we are looking at physical descriptions of women's hair: is it depicted as an object of attraction for others, and how do women themselves use it as a means of seduction? Read more

Book Club | August 2016: Pandora

Dear fellow readers, As you are enjoying the hot days of summer, you are invited to take a seat under the shade and read the Book Club selection and discuss it with your fellow readers to cool down! We will be reading Hesiod's Works and Days, section: 'Pandora', lines 53–105; and Theogony, section: 'Prometheus: Pandora and the Lineage of Women', lines 570–616. Read more