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How well do you know your Greek myths? | Campion Conversations

Image: Charon Carrying Souls Across the River Styx by Alexander Litovchenko

 

Everyone has heard of at least one Greek myth, even if they’re not aware of it. Whether it’s Perseus slaying the snake-haired Gorgon Medusa or Theseus pursued by the Minotaur in the Labyrinth or Icarus attempting to fly, Greek myths are part of our cultural fabric. But if you want to actually familiarise yourself with these tales of old, where do you start? Classics lecturer Thomas Flynn discusses this question with literature lecturer and host Dr Colin Dray in this episode of Campion Conversations.

Campion Conversations is an audio podcast exploring film, television and other aspects of pop culture through the lens of the liberal arts.

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