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Resource Tag Greek Myth

Dionysos: Archetypal Image of Indestructible Life

No other god of the Greeks is as widely present in the monuments and nature of Greece and Italy, in the sensuous tradition of antiquity, as Dionysos. In myth and image, in visionary experience and ritual representation, the Greeks possessed…

The Artemis Archetype in Popular Culture

Many female figures in recent fiction, film, and television embody the Artemis archetype, modeled on the Greco-Roman goddess of the hunt. These characters are often identified as heroines and recognized as powerful and progressive pop icons. Some fit the image…

Great Goddesses: Life lessons from myths and monsters

Description: Wonder at Medusa’s potent venom, Circe’s fierce sorcery and Athena rising up over Olympus, as Nikita Gill majestically explores the untold stories of the life bringers, warriors, creators, survivors and destroyers that shook the world – the great Greek…

Mythología Exhibition Opens at Loyola Marymount University

μνθολογια [mythología], a student exhibition, inspired by a theme of mythology and fantasy, has opened at the Thomas P. Kelly, Jr. Student Art Gallery at Loyola Marymount University. Pulling from Guatemalan folklore, Chinese, Greek and Norse mythology, among others, the…

Eleusis: Archetypal Image of Mother and Daughter

Eleusis

The Sanctuary of Eleusis, near Athens, was the center of a religious cult that endured for nearly two thousand years and whose initiates came from all parts of the civilized world. Looking at the tendency to “see visions,” C. Kerenyi…

The Ovid Project: Metamorphosing the Metamorphoses

The importance of such classical authors as Ovid to the art, music, and literature of western civilization is legendary, yet many are not familiar with the original works that have provided this inspiration. The University of Vermont’s rare book department…

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