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The Epic Cycle

 

The Iliad

  Nine years into the siege of Troy, the greatest Achaean warrior, Achilles, is sidelined by rage and resentment following a conflict with his commander, Agamemnon. This short but intense phase of warfare leads to devastating losses on both sides, conflict between the gods, and great tragedy on a human level.   Rage! is a retelling of Homer's Iliad, building on three thousand years of Epic Cycle tradition.  
Rage!
Generic article | Nov 22, 2020

A classic tale of war, betrayal, death, grief, and recovery.

Rage! (Iliad I)

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The Posthomerica

  Directly following the Iliad, a tragically misthrown javelin brings Queen Penthesileia and her crew of Amazon warriors to the besieged city of Ilion and into the next stage of the Trojan War.   Amazons! is a retelling of Posthomerica I by Quintus of Smyrna, an ancient tale of love and war that developed alongside the Iliad and Odyssey in the Greek Epic tradition.  
Amazons!
Generic article | Nov 20, 2020

Continuing from the end of The Iliad, an Amazon comes to Troy.

Amazons!

Pyrrha of Thebes: The Runner

The Theban Cycle

Pyrrha of Thebes

  In a time of disease and social distancing, the seven-gated City of Thebes cowers in fear. But in the city's darkest hour, a new hero will rise. Following in the footsteps of Ino, a true Spartoi runs...toward death!   The Runner is Book One of the "Pyrrha of Thebes" series, an original adventure in Mythoversal Thebes.  
The Runner
Generic article | Sep 26, 2020

In Ancient Thebes, a daughter of Creon has a fateful encounter.

The Runner

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Summer Camp Diamond
 

Tales from Challenge Island

 

Summer Camp 2020

  Summer Camp articles respond to World Anvil writing prompts with poems and essays in Greek Mythology, the world of Mythoversal Hellas, or Classical History.  
Summer Camp 2020
Lesson | Nov 12, 2020

33 prompts asked and answered!

Poetry! (Mythic Verse, Vol. 1)

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