Homer’s Iliad; the ‘Catalogue of ships’ and what we can learn from it – Boeotia

In this series of articles we attempt an in-depth analysis of the Achaean ‘Catalogue of ships‘. Using the etymology of the various names, we receive valuable historical and cultural information.  Continue reading “Homer’s Iliad; the ‘Catalogue of ships’ and what we can learn from it – Boeotia”

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What do medicine specialists ‘see’ in Greek Mythology – Caesarean section

The narrative of caesarean birth appears on several occasions in Greek mythology. It involves central figures of the pantheon including some the major deities of the Olympians: Zeus, Apollo, Artemis, Aphrodite, Asclepius, Dionysus and Adonis. Several such occasions are described here while a medical interpretation of them is suggested. Continue reading “What do medicine specialists ‘see’ in Greek Mythology – Caesarean section”

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