The Psyche and Eros story is a part of a longer hilarious work entitled “The Golden Ass,” written in the 1st c. by Greek author Apuleius. Through humor and wit, this ancient author takes us on a laugh out loud romp through ancient Greece. Using paintings and other images, we… Read More →
Did you know that the origin of the Milky Way in Greco-Roman Myth is explained in the story of Hercules? I recently gave a series of lectures on the Labours of Hercules. The artwork that surrounds that story seems to be endless! So, here is the movie of the slideshow!… Read More →
Even the Beatles got into the Pyramus and Thisbe story! Ovid, Book 4…better recognized as the basic story behind Shakespeare Romeo and Juliet, and again in the middle of A Midsummer Night’s Dream…this is a wonderful rendition by John, Paul, George, and Ringo! Enjoy!
Many of us here in the Northeast and across the country have little question that Winter has affected most every aspect of our everyday lives. Just 2 weeks after a 40″ snow, there is still snow everywhere, many of our traffic patterns have been necessarily altered, and our lives now wrap… Read More →