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Cyclops: cover of book by Mercedes Aguirre and Richard Buxton

With Richard Buxton: Cyclops. The Myth and its Cultural History

  • A highly accessible yet academically authoritative account of the myths of Cyclopes from classical antiquity to the present day
  • Written by leading authorities on Greek myth and classical art and literature, whose complementary expertise provides a unique study of the Cyclops as it appears in poetry, folktale, drama, painting, and contemporary film
  • Includes extensive colour and black and white illustrations throughout

Mercedes and Richard Buxton discuss the book and Cyclopes in Greek Mythology, on the Ithaca Bound Podcast, 4th June 2021.

Reflejos del mito griego: Diosas y heroínas en la pintura Prerrafaelita

Reflejos del mito griego: Diosas y heroínas en la pintura Prerrafaelita

This book resumes the view which the British painters of 19th century, and in particular the so called Pre-Raphaelites, offer of female characters of Greek mythology. Artists such as Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Edward Burne-Jones and characters such as Helen, Medea or Cassandra.

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