Writen by Hazel Atkinson. Known for her unwavering fidelity, Penelope did not lose hope that her husband, Odysseus, would return from the Trojan War, despite the decades that passed. This fictional piece relates the story through the eyes of the legendary Queen of Ithaca.
Written by Hazel Atkinson. The life of Philippe I Duc d’Orléans has been treated with pity and contempt by historians, on account of his lack of conformity to both early modern and modern notions of masculinity. But when re-considered, we can learn much about Philippe’s life, and how he was regarded by those around him.
Written by Hazel Atkinson. Ovid’s Heroides is one of his most understudied texts. It consists of fifteen “letter” poems written from the perspective of various female characters of Greek myth. How might the text alter our perceptions of Greek myth and writings about it?
Written by Hazel Atkinson. The old corpse roads of Northern England are situated between myth and memory, often becoming the topic of ‘folk horror’ discussions online. These paths marked the route of corpses on their way to burial, but what can they teach us about different methods of history?