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Greek and Roman mythology are my area of expertise.

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Over 25 years teaching experience.

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I received my Ph.D.in Classics (summa cum laude) from Genova University (Italy).

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2016-10-18 Greek mythology:

Hello,    after Icarus death Daedalus, who had  made wings and fitted them to himself as well as to his son Icarus, flew to the island of Sicily where he was welcomed by the King Cocalus, who gave him

2015-06-07 Who is Zeus' most powerful child?:

Hello,    Of the Twelve Olympians the seven  that were sired by Zeus are Ares and Hephaestus (whom Zeus had by Hera), Apollo and Artemis (whom Zeus had by Leto), Dionysus (whom Zeus had by Semele), Hermes

2015-02-10 Who were the greatest warriors in the Trojan War?:

Hello,    on the Greek side,the greatest warriors in the Trojan War were:    1)Achilles, the son of Peleus, king of Aegina, and the Nereïd Thetis. He was the mightiest of the Greeks who fought in the Trojan

2014-10-14 Feminists in Greek Mythology:

Hello,    granted that it is absolutely impossible to speak of feminism in Greek mythology, i.e. to speak  of “the belief that women should be allowed the same rights, power, and opportunities as men and

2014-04-10 greek mythology:

Hello,    although the question seems to be quite simple,it is quite complex, instead, because Zeus, whose name is connected with an ancient Indo-European deity  named “Dyeus”, roughly translated as "sky"/"day"/"light"

 

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