Hecate and Medea

In ancient Greece, mythological gods and heroes represented both the ideals and failings of Greek culture; the goddess Hecate presents these concepts through her powerful representation of women and in the injustice of a sexist culture, often told through the story of her priestess, Medea. Medea, a woman whose identity exists as one of controversy, … More Hecate and Medea

Helen of Troy

Claimed to be the most beautiful woman in the world, Helen of Troy or Helen of Sparta, and also known as “the face that launched a thousand ships” was in Greek mythology the main cause of the Trojan war. She was daughter to Zeus and Leda, although her putative father was said to be Tyndareus … More Helen of Troy