The anger of Achilles almost brought the Greek war against Troy to a grinding halt. But is Homer’s account fair, or was there more to it?
Betrothed to Orestes, Hermione was forcibly removed and given to Pyrrhus. Later, Orestes murdered his mother. So why does Hermione appear in Harry Potter?
The Pre-Raphaelites lived intense and passionate lives. For Edward Burne-Jones, 1869 and 1870 were almost disastrous, when both art and life became too controversial.
How many in the White House know the story of the memorial fountain just opposite – of Butt and Millet, Tennyson, and Oenone?
Exploring different verbal and visual accounts of the story of the murder of Astyanax during the fall of Troy.
Death, doctored oil paint, and the stuff of nightmares: images from near the European Parliament.
After 1900, he painted more landscapes, first of Morocco, then of the Spanish countryside.
Isn’t it odd to have paintings of gruesome deaths and murder of Trojan captives in your family tomb? A mystery unravelled.