WORLD MYTHOLOGY IN THE NEWS


  Luisa Rosenstiehl, "The Most Famous Creatures From Greek Mythology," Greek Reporter, July 9, 2021.

  Gabi Ancarola, "The Dreaded Moirai, The Fates Of Greek Mythology," Greek Reporter, July 5, 2021.

  Patricia Claus, "Twelve Labors Of Hercules Exemplify Greek Mythology," Greek Reporter, June 25, 2021.

  Kerry Kolasa-Sikiaridi, "10 Things Most People Get Wrong About Greek Mythology," Greek Reporter, June 15, 2021.

  "Loki: Tom Hiddleston Says Marvel Role 'Changed My Life,'" BBC News, June 9, 2021.

  Patricia Claus, "Lamia, The Man-Devouring Goddess Of Greek Mythology," Greek Reporter, May 26, 2021.

  Patricia Claus, "Medusa, The Most Fearsome Figure Of Greek Mythology," Greek Reporter, May 15, 2021.

  Anna Wichmann, "Ancient Mask Of Greek God Dionysus Found In Western Turkey," Greek Reporter, May 13, 2021.

  Mark Piesing, "The Myths That Hint At Past Disasters," BBC Future, May 10, 2021.

  Patricia Claus, "Scylla And Charybdis Embodied Male Fears In Greek Mythology," Greek Reporter, April 5, 2021.

  Jenny Stevens, "Big Vagina Energy: The Return Of The Sheela Na Gig," Guardian, March 8, 2021.

  Amy Louise Blaney, "There's No Such Thing As A 'Faithful Retelling' Of The Arthurian Legend," Conversation, February 19, 2021.

  Kimiya Shokoohi, "The 2,000-Year-Old Wonder Women Who Inspired The Comic," BBC Culture, January 11, 2021.

  Livia Gershon, "Archaeologists In Turkey Unearth 2,500-Year-Old Temple Of Aphrodite," Smithsonian Smartnews, January 6, 2021.

  Cameron Laux, "The Mysterious Appeal Of A Labyrinth," BBC Culture, November 19, 2020.

"The Indigenous Mythology Behind CBC Television's New Series, 'Trickster,'" Reflector, November 7, 2020.

  Libby Brooks, "'There Is Power In Them': Mysterious Stone Figures To Be Moved In Gaelic Winter Ritual," Guardian, October 30, 2020.

  Charlotte Higgins, "'Pandora's Jar' By Natalie Haynes Review -- Rescuing Women In Greek Myths," Guardian, October 8, 2020.

  Tom Metcalfe, "1,200-Year-Old Pagan Temple To Thor And Odin Unearthed In Norway," Live Science, October 8, 2020.

  "Wildfire Breaks Out Near Tomb Of Agamemnon In Greece," Guardian, August 30, 2020.

  Maddy Savage and Benoit Derrier, "How A Climate Crisis Helped Shape Norse Mythology," BBC Travel, June 19, 2020.

  Skye Sherman, "C. G. Jung's The Tree Of Life: From Norse Gods To Eastern Mysticism," Guardian, May 29, 2020.

  Charlotte Higgins, "'Antigone Rising' By Helen Morales Review -- The Greek Myths Get Subversive," Guardian, May 13, 2020.

  Rahul Verma, "The Ramayan: Why Indians Are Turning To Nostalgic TV," BBC Culture, May 4, 2020.

  Joel Christensen, "The Ancient Greeks Had Alternative Facts Too -- They Were Just More Chill About It," Conversation, February 24, 2020.

  "Romulus Mystery: Experts Divided On 'Tomb Of Rome's Founding Father,'" BBC News, February 21, 2020.

  Philip Chrysopoulos, "Eros And Psyche: The Greatest Love Story In Greek Mythology," Greek Reporter, February 14, 2020.

  Daisy Dunn, "Did The Trojan War Actually Happen?," BBC Culture, January 9, 2020.

  Madeline Miller, "How Artists Have Depicted Circe's Power Through Time," PBS Newshour, December 31, 2019.

  Chris Mackie, "Explainer: The Story Of Demeter And Persephone," Conversation, November 27, 2019.

  Natalie Haynes, "Helen Of Troy: The Greek Epics Are Not Just About War -- They're About Women," Observer, November 16, 2019.

  Charlotte Higgins, "From Carnage To A Camp Beauty Contest: The Endless Allure Of Troy," Guardian, November 13, 2019.

  Van Badham, "Warrior, Trickster, Messenger, God: The Raven Is The Best Of All Gods," Guardian, November 4, 2019.

  Donna Zuckerberg and Helen Morales, "Viewpoint: What The Ancient Greeks Can Teach Us About Greta Thunberg Trolls," BBC News, October 26, 2019.

Jessica Bateman, "The Discovery Of Ancient Greek City Of Tenea," BBC Travel, September 16, 2019.

  "How Mythologist Joseph Campbell Made Luke Skywalker A Hero," Ideas, CBC, September 3, 2019.

  Akanksha Singh, "How India's Ancient Myths Are Being Rewritten," BBC Culture, September 2, 2019.

  "Myths And Magic: A Brief History Of The World's Most Storied Legendary Creatures," Guardian, August 26, 2019.

  Charlotte Higgins, "Epic Win!: Why Women Are Lining Up To Reboot The Classics," Guardian, April 29, 2019.

  Anna Jones, "Akihito And Japan's Imperial Treasures That Make A Man An Emperor," BBC News, April 27, 2019.

  "Why Is A 2,500-Year-Old Epic Dominating Polls In Modern India?," BBC News, April 23, 2019.

  Nicola Davis, "'Beowulf' The Work Of Single Author, Research Suggests," Guardian, April 8, 2019.

  Richard Gonzales, "Mexican Archaeologists Discover Pre-Hispanic Temple Of 'The Flayed Lord,'" NPR, January 2, 2019.

  Alex Clark, "Could A 2100 BC Sex Epic Show Us How To Handle Trump?," Guardian, November 20, 2018.

  Paul Salmond, "Guide To The Classics: Euripides' 'Medea' And Her Terrible Revenge Against The Patriarchy," Conversation, November 19, 2018.

  Tanika Koosmen, "The Ancient Origins Of Werewolves," Conversation, October 28, 2018.

  Natalie Haynes, "I Can See Odysseus Lashed To The Mast Of This Ship, Struggling To Resist The Sirens' Song," Guardian, October 27, 2018.

  Louise Pryke, "Marvel Meets Mesopotamia: How Modern Comics Preserve Ancient Myths," Conversation, August 16, 2018.

  Patrick D. Nunn, "Giants: Why We Needed Them," Conversation, August 7, 2018.

  Charlotte Higging, "Myths, Monsters And The Maze: How Winters Fell In Love With The Labyrinth," Guardian, July 28, 2018.

  "Homer 'Odyssey': Oldest Extract Discovered On Clay Tablet," BBC News, July 10, 2018.

  Natalie Haynes, "The Greatest Tale Ever Told?," BBC Culture, May 22, 2018.

  Corrie Tan, "'Trojan Women': The Greek Tragedy That Became A Queer Korean Opera," Guardian, May 16, 2018.

  Kate Scotter, "Beowulf: The Enduring Appeal Of An Anglo-Saxon 'Superhero Story,'" BBC News, May 3, 2018.

  Caroline Alexander, "What Homer's 'Iliad' Can Tell Us about Worship And War," BBC Culture, April 27, 2018.

  "Minister Ridiculed For Saying Ancient India Invented Internet," BBC News, April 18, 2018.

  Tim Bowler, "Economic Collapse: The Real Message Of The Fall Of Troy," BBC News, February 8, 2018.

  Geeta Pandey, "Dark Is Divine: What Colour Are Indian Gods And Goddesses?," BBC News, January 21, 2018.

  Murali Krishnan, "A Bridge That Lord Ram Built -- Myth Or Reality?," DW, December 14, 2017.

  Charlotte Higgins, "'The Odyssey' Translated By Emily Wilson Review -- A New Cultural Landmark," Guardian, December 8, 2017.

  Joobin Bokhrad, "The Ancient Symbol That Spanned Millennia," BBC Culture, December 4, 2017.

  Bettany Hughes, "There Is A Way To Recast Sexual Relations -- And It All Starts With Venus," Guardian, November 15, 2017.

  Kai Schultz, "In India, A Ghost Town And A Mythological Bridge," New York Times, October 3, 2017.

William Skidelsky, "'An Odyssey: A Father, A Son, And An Epic' Review -- A Neat Melding Of Family Memoir And Homer," Guardian, September 5, 2017.

  Louise Pryke, "Friday Essay: The Legend Of Ishtar, First Goddess Of Love And War," Conversation, June 22, 2017.

  Geeta Pandey, "Amish Tripathi: 'India's Tolkien' Of Hindu Mythology," BBC News, June 16, 2017.

  "Greek Goddess Statue Removed In Bangladesh After Islamist Outcry," BBC News, May 26, 2017.

  Louis Pryke, "Guide To The Classics: 'The Epic Of Gilgamesh,'" Conversation, May 7, 2017.

  Ursual K. Le Guin, "'Norse Mythology' By Neil Gaiman Review -- Nice Dramatic Narratives, But Where's The Nihilism?," Guardian, March 29, 2017.

  Carolyne Larrington, "Norse Gods Make A Comeback Thanks To Neil Gaiman -- Here's Why Their Appeal Endures," Conversation, February 21, 2017.

  Jazmina Cininas, "Friday Essay: The Female Werewolf And Her Shaggy Suffragette Sisters," Conversation, February 16, 2017.

  Natalie Haynes, "'Norse Mythology' By Neil Gaiman Review -- A Rich Retelling," Observer, February 12, 2017.

  Ella Davies, "The Strange Inspirations Behind Greek Myths," BBC Earth, December 21, 2016.

  Kathleen Maclay, "Ramayana Translation Project Turns Its Last Page, After Four Decades Of Research," Berkeley News, November 17, 2016.

  Charlotte Higgins, "The One Where Medea Saves Her Kids: Lost Classics Of Greek Tragedy," Guardian, November 10, 2016.

  Lyn Gardner, "'My Mother Medea' Review -- Child Refugees Give A Voice In Twist On Classic Myth," Guardian, October 27, 2016.

  Andrea Watson, "'It Was An Ancient Form Of Sex Tourism,'" BBC Culture, October 18, 2016.

  Mack Lamareux, "Soldiers Of Odin, Dubbed 'Extreme Anti-Refugee Group,' Patrol Edmonton Streets," CBC News, September 3, 2016.

  David R. Montgomery, "Geomythology: Can Geologists Relate Ancient Stories Of Great Floods To Real Events?," Conversation, August 4, 2016.

  Hannah Gould, "If Pokemon Go Feels Like A Religion, That's Because It Kind Of Is," Guardian, July 12, 2016.

  Alexander Alter, "Neil Gaiman Delves Deep Into Norse Myths For New Book," New York Times, June 29, 2016.

  Wendy Ide, "'Gods Of Egypt' Review -- Tacky Take On Ancient Myths," Observer, June 19, 2016.

  Violaine Huisman, "Women In Crisis: What Medea And Phaedra Teach Us About Mental Illness," Guardian, June 16, 2016.

  Philip Chrysopoulos, "More Greeks Turn To Worship Of Ancient Gods," Greek Reporter, June 13, 2016.

  Elaine Reichek, "Artist Hand-Sews Odes To Greek Mythology's Baddest Women," Huffington Post, May 23, 2016.

  Roger Wotton, "When Myth Meets Reality: Fabled Beasts And Real-Life Creatures," Conversation, April 28, 2016.

  Paul Clements, "The Bizarre Theft Of A Celtic Sea God," BBC Travel, April 11, 2016.

  Jonathan Jones, "King Arthur Forged Our Britain -- English Heritage Is Right To Celebrate Him," Guardian, March 23, 2016.

  Sam Jordison, "Achilles Is Brutal, Vain, Pitiless -- And A True Hero," Guardian, February 16, 2016.

  Sam Jordison, "Can Homer's 'Iliad' Speak Across The Centuries?," Guardian, February 9, 2016.

Jhimili Mukherjee Pandey, "6th-Century Ramayana Found In Kolkata, Stuns Scholars," Times of India, December 18, 2015.

  Charlotte Higgins, "My 12-Hour Odyssey Was Magical; No Wonder, When Conventional Art Can Be So Dull," Guardian, November 13, 2015.

  Marissa Fessenden, "Iraqi Museum Discovers Missing Lines From The Epic Of Gilgamesh," Smithsonian Smartnews, October 7, 2015.

  Florence Evin, "Was Sardinia Home To The Mythical Civilisation Of Atlantis?," Guardian, August 15, 2015.

Charlotte Higgins, "'The Odyssey' By Homer -- The First Step," Guardian, July 30, 2015.

  Roger Luckhurst, "From Dracula To The Strain: Where Do Vampires Come From?," BBC News, July 27, 2015.

  Kirsty Lang, "The Tragedy Giving Hope To Syria's Women," BBC Newsmagazine, July 5, 2015.

Talia Lavin, "The 10 Most Badass Goddesses Of World Mythology," Huffington Post, March 18, 2015.

Natalie Haynes, "Antigone: Freedom Fighter Or Terrorist?," Guardian, February 27, 2015.

  Marguerite Johnson, "A Feminist Nightmare: How Fear Of Women Haunts Our Earliest Myths," Conversation, February 24, 2015.

  Neil McMahon, "Iceland's Asatru Pagans Reach New Heights With First Temple," BBC News, February 14, 2015.

  Marcus Sedgwick, "From Thor To Odin: A Guide To The Norse Gods," Guardian, February 4, 2015.

  "Iceland To Build First Temple To Norse Gods Since Viking Age," Guardian, February 2, 2015.

  Steven Evans, "Are Grimm's Fairy Tales Too Twisted For Children?," BBC News, October 21, 2014.

  Laurie Lovecraft, "Hermes, God Of Greeks?," Huffington Post, October 1, 2014.

  Charlotte Higgins, "Virgil's 'Aeneid' Has Travelled With Me Through Life," Guardian, September 1, 2014.

  "Was Achilles Suffering From Post Traumatic Stress Disorder?," Greek Reporter, August 27, 2014.

  Matt Trueman, "Mum's The Word: Helen McCrory And Diana Rigg On Playing Medea," Guardian, August 27, 2014.

  Ioanna Zikakou, "The Deadliest Femmes Fatales Of Ancient Greek Mythology," Greek Reporter, August 24, 2014.

  Bruce DeMara, "Hercules A Muscular Addition To Summer Box Office: Review," Toronto Star, July 25, 2014.

  P. D. Smith, "'Song Of The Vikings' By Nancy Marie Brown Review -- A Remarkable Insight Into A Lost World," Guardian, June 13, 2014.

  Ian Thomson, "'The Mighty Dead: Why Homer Matters' By Adam Nicolson Review -- beneath The Hyperbole Is A Good Book," Observer, May 25, 2014.

  Charlotte Higgins, "'The Mighty Dead: Why Homer Matters' By Adam Nicolson -- Review," Guardian, May 15, 2014.

  Rose Eveleth, "The Vikings' Apocalypse Is Coming Up," Smithsonian Smartnews, February 17, 2014.

  Joanne Harris, "Apocalypse, Now And Then: Author Joanne Harris On Norse Myths And The End Of The World," Independent, February 8, 2014.

  Charlotte Higgins, "'The Odyssey': A Soldier's Road Home," Guardian, November 30, 2013.

  Will Self, "A Point Of View: The Trojan Horse," BBC Newsmagazine, November 29, 2013.

  Vybarr Cregan-Reid, "The Tragic Tale Of George Smith And Gilgamesh," Telegraph, September 21, 2013.

  Matthew Brunwasser, "The Greeks Who Worship The Ancient Gods," BBC Newsmagazine, June 20, 2013.

Stella Tsolakidou, "Modern Argo Could Sail The Seas Again," Greek Reporter, February 19, 2013.

  "Greek Goddess Europa Adorns New Five-Euro Note," BBC News, January 4, 2013.

  "No Evidence Of Mermaids, Says US Government," BBC News, July 3, 2012.

  Madeline Miller, "My Hero: Homer," Guardian, June 1, 2012.

  Tom Feilden, "'All-Seeing Eye' Revealed In Infrared," BBC News, January 19, 2012.

  Soutik Biswas, "Ramayana: An 'Epic' Controversy," BBC News, October 19, 2011.

Molly Driscoll, "'Perry Jackson' Author Rick Riordan Ventures Into Norse Mythology," Christian Science Monitor, October 3, 2011.

  M. John Harrison, "Ragnarok: The End Of The Gods By A. S. Byatt -- Review," Guardian, September 9, 2011.

  Peter Conrad, "Ragnarok: The End Of The Gods By A. S. Byatt -- Review," Observer, September 4, 2011.

  A. S. Byatt, "Ragnarok: The Doom Of The Gods," Guardian, August 5, 2011.

  Jon Kelly, "King Arthur And Camelot: Why The Cultural Fascination?," BBC News Magazine, June 9, 2011.

A. O. Scott, "Have Golden Locks, Seeking Hammer," New York Times, May 5, 2011.

  Charlotte Sundberg, "Why Hollywood Loves A Norse Myth," Guardian, May 3, 2011.

  Adrian Bott, "The Modern Myth Of The Easter Bunny," Guardian, April 23, 2011.

  "Indian Comic Amar Chitra Katha Creator Anant Pai Dies," BBC News, February 25, 2011.

  Ben Child, "White Supremacists Urge Thor Boycott Over Casting Of Black Actor As Norse God," Guardian, December 17, 2010.

  Charlotte Higgins, "Clash Of The Titans And The Classics," Guardian, April 13, 2010.

  Charlotte Higgins, "'The Iliad' And What It Can Still Tell Us About War," Guardian, January 30, 2010.

Andrew Brown, "In Search Of The Historical Zeus," Guardian, June 23, 2009.

  William Dalrymple, "All Indian Life Is Here," Guardian, August 23, 2008.

  Stephanie Holmes, "Digging Into The Myths Of Rome," BBC News, November 22, 2007.

"God Row Minister Offers To Quit," BBC News, September 15, 2007.

  Peter Conrad, "The Eternal Lure Of Guys And Trolls," Observer, August 5, 2007.

  Malcolm Brabant, "Zeus Devotees Worship In Athens," BBC News, January 21, 2007.

Helena Smith, "Greek Gods Prepare For Comeback," Guardian, May 5, 2006.

  "'Palace Of Ajax' Found In Greece," BBC News, March 28, 2006.

  Mary Beard, "A New Spin On Homer," Guardian, October 29, 2005.

Cori Ellison, "An Epic Gave Finns A Lot To Sing About," New York Times, January 7, 2005.

Donald G. McNeil, Jr.  "Dragons, A Brief History Long In Miles," New York Times, April 29, 2003.

  Greg Ward, "Maori Swamp Creature Delays Road," BBC News, November 4, 2002.

John Noble Wilford, "Greek Myths: Not Necessarily Mythical," New York Times, July 4, 2000.

Peter Stack, "Disney Muscles In On Greek Myth; 'Hercules' A Product Of Research As Much As Drawing," San Francisco Chronicle, June 22, 1997.

Wolfgang Saxon, "Obituaries: Joseph Campbell, Writer Known For His Scholarship On Mythology," New York Times, November 2, 1987.


 

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