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A triple bill of myths, ingeniously interwoven into a story with four different metamorphoses – and some superb paintings.
Who or what exactly is Cupid? How did a mischievous and rather obese infant come to represent love?
Never mock Cupid. As Apollo found it, he’ll get his own back in the cruellest of ways.
Exploring different verbal and visual accounts of the story of the murder of Astyanax during the fall of Troy.
Do the authors not have clue what they are writing about, or are they peddling alternative truths? One boxout disassembled.
The Greek version of the Flood myth is quite different, and calls on sculpture for another metamorphosis. It also gives rise to the fearsome Python.