3 08, 2017

The Knight’s Tale – Chaucer – Canterbury Tales

By |2019-10-25T18:55:03-07:00August 3rd, 2017|Literature, Medieval|Comments Off on The Knight’s Tale – Chaucer – Canterbury Tales

Chaucer's Knight's Tale: Medieval knights in the Metropolitan Museum of Art A story about Theseus Chaucer set his Knight's Tale in ancient Greece, and it's about Theseus, the king of Athens in Greek mythology. (So [...]

11 07, 2017

Phaedra’s suicide – Euripides’ Phaedra

By |2018-06-19T15:58:18-07:00July 11th, 2017|Greeks, Literature|Comments Off on Phaedra’s suicide – Euripides’ Phaedra

After Phaedra's suicide, Hippolytus drives his chariot away (On a red-figure vase from Southern Italy, ca. 350 BC) Phaedra - the second half of the play So the clueless chorus [...]

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