Christian Segura 5-18-2020 CLAS 273 Quarantined on Cyclops Island!!! I decided to talk about the mythological tale of Achaemenides being stranded on an island full of cyclopes because I feel it best relates to most of us being quarantined in one set location (hopefully not with people as scary as the cyclopes). This tale … Continue reading Quarantined on Cyclops Island!!!
The Death of Orpheus
Christian Segura The Death of Orpheus I absolutely had a great time reading about the death of Orpheus! The imagery alone was the most significant and, in my opinion, the best compliment to such a devastatingly beautiful end to Orpheus. The tragedy literally begins with Orpheus atop a mountain having all manner of objects hurled … Continue reading The Death of Orpheus
A Love Like No Other
Christian Segura 4-19-2020 Classics 273 Book 7 Jason and Medea While I was reading Book 7, I couldn’t help but think about my girlfriend for a bit. Medea has a moment where she expresses to herself her inner feelings and thoughts about the Argonauts’ leader, Jason. Medea feels quite passionate about Jason. She goes as … Continue reading A Love Like No Other