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Classical Contrasts 29 – The Olympian Courtship

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Meleager offering Atalanta the head of the Calydonian Boar. Meleager, one of the Argonauts.  Host of the Calydonian boar hunt, he killed the boar and presented the skin to Atalanta.  Son of Oeneus and Althea. Atalanta a virgin huntress, who … Continue reading

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Classical Comparisons 1

I’ve long been fascinated by the statues in the garden at Anglesey Abbey and a few of these have featured in posts since January 2017.  The casts in the collection of the Museum of Classical Archaeology in Cambridge similarly intrigue … Continue reading

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