Classicism
Classicism, in the arts, refers generally to a high regard for a classical period, classical antiquity in the Western tradition, as setting standards for taste which the classicists seek to emulate. T...
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The Cleopatras
The Cleopatras was a 1983 BBC Television eight part historical drama serial. Written by Philip Mackie, it is set in Ancient Egypt during the latter part of the Ptolemaic Dynasty with an emphasis on th...
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Ransom (Malouf novel)
Ransom (2009) is a novel by Australian author David Malouf. It retells the story of the Iliad from books 22 to 24.
This story begins with Achilles mourning the death of Patroclus during the Trojan...
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Et in Arcadia ego
Et in Arcadia ego (also known as Les bergers d'Arcadie or The Arcadian Shepherds) is a 1637-38 painting by Nicolas Poussin (1594–1665). It depicts a pastoral scene with idealized shepherds from classi...
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Una regina per Cesare
A Queen for Caesar (Italian: Una regina per Cesare, French: Cléopâtre une reine pour César) is a 1962 Italian-French historical drama film set in Egypt in 48 BC. Unlike other films about C...
Ben-Hur (1959 film)
Ben-Hur is a 1959 American epic historical drama film, directed by William Wyler, produced by Sam Zimbalist for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and starring Charlton Heston, Stephen Boyd, Jack Hawkins, Hugh Grif...
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Titans in popular culture
The familiar name and large size of the Titans have made them dramatic figures suited to market-oriented popular culture.
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Zenobia
Zenobia (Greek: Ζηνοβία / Zēnobía; Aramaic: בת זבי / Bat-Zabbai; Arabic: الزباء / al-Zabbā’; 240 – c. 275) was a 3rd-century Queen of the Palmyrene Empire in Syria, who led a famous revolt against the...
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Greek mythology in popular culture
Elements of Greek mythology have appeared many times in culture and pop culture. The Greek myths had originally been adopted into the culture of ancient Rome, and have been frequently incorporated by ...
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Hercules: The Legendary Journeys
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys is an American/New Zealander television series filmed in New Zealand. It was produced from January 16, 1995 to November 22, 1999, and was very loosely based on the tal...
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Quo Vadis (2001 film)
Quo Vadis is a 2001 Polish film directed by Jerzy Kawalerowicz based on the book of the same title by Henryk Sienkiewicz. It was Poland's submission to the 74th Academy Awards for the Academy Award f...
Greek mythology in western art and literature
With the rediscovery of classical antiquity in the Renaissance, the poetry of Ovid became a major influence on the imagination of poets and artists, and remained a fundamental influence on the diffusi...
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Adamastor
Adamastor is a Greek-type mythological character famed by the Portuguese poet Luís de Camões in his epic poem Os Lusíadas (first printed in 1572), as a symbol of the forces of nature Portuguese naviga...
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Saint Seiya
Saint Seiya (聖闘士星矢(セイントセイヤ), Seitōshi Seiya (Seinto Seiya)), also known as Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac or simply Knights of the Zodiac, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrate...
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Classical antiquity
Classical antiquity (also the classical era, classical period or classical age) is a broad term for a long period of cultural history centered on the Mediterranean Sea, comprising the interlocking ci...
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An Asian Minor
An Asian Minor is a novel by Felice Picano in which he re-invents the myth of Ganymede. In Greek Mythology, Ganymede was the cupbearer of Olympus and the beloved of Zeus, chief of the gods. In the nov...
Persephone in popular culture
Persephone appears many times in popular culture, both as a goddess character and through symbolic use of her name.
Brandenburg Gate (Potsdam)
The Brandenburg Gate (German: Brandenburger Tor) on the Luisenplatz in Potsdam, not to be confused with the gate of the same name on Berlin's Pariser Platz, was built in 1770/71 by Carl von Gontar...
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