Author: Charlotte Allan Sub-editor: Maija Drezins Though unique to each ancient society, the relationship between marriage, reproduction, and female power coincides strongly in ancient Greece and Egypt, highlighting the “sociocultural differences,” present in these diverse societies. Despite these differences, it becomes clear that female status and agency is strongly determined by their roles as wives… Continue reading What is the relationship between marriage, reproduction, and female power in Ancient Greece and Egypt?
Artist: Oliver Russell Title: Bellerophontes and Pegasus Year: 2021 Description by artist: 'Though there are multiple known tales of how Bellerophontes tamed Pegasus, I prefer the one where upon seeing the bridle gifted unto Bellerophontes by Athena, Pegasus willingly knelt before him. Together the pair went on to slay the fearsome fire-breathing Chimera. In his… Continue reading Bellerophontes and Pegasus