Through Argos’ Eyes Again

Ralph Hardy’s novel “Argos: The Story of Odysseus as Told by His Loyal Dog” (2016) about a friendship as old as time…


Book cover from Amazon.

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Found by Katarzyna Marciniak


The Odyssey Through the Eyes of Argos

“Argos” – a novel by Phillip W. Simpson, published in 2016, presents the Homeric myth from the perspective of Odysseus’ beloved dog.


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Found by Elizabeth Hale.

The Children of Jocasta by Natalie Haynes

A new “ancient” novel by the author of “The Amber Fury”:

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May the 4th Be with You!

Greek sculptures combined with Star Wars characters – artworks by Travis Durden.


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Fireman Sam and His “Mythical” Vehicles

Fireman Sam – the hero from a children animation – employs many vehicles that bear names of the ancient gods: Jupiter, Juno, Mercury, Neptune, etc. While these names may also refer to the planets, the inflatable rescue boat Neptune is surely under the protection of the Roman god of the sea.


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Found by Eleni Kechagia-Ovseiko, Nuffield College, Oxford

Basilisk in the Multimedia Fountains Park in Warsaw

Basilisk, a legendary creature whose lair was at the Old Town in Warsaw, will appear in this year’s Multimedia Fountains Park Show.

Come and see for yourselves, if you dare a meeting eye to eye with the Basilisk!

Phot. (left) from and (right) by Adrian Grycuk – Praca własna, CC BY-SA 3.0 pl,

Found by Katarzyna Marciniak

Calvin the Bookworm Birdie and Archimedes

Remember Archimedes! He can save your life… and image;-). For more see the book by Jeniffer Berne (text), Keith Bendis (ill.), Calvin, Look Out! A Bookworm Birdie Gets Glasses, 2014


Polish edition: Kajtek, uważaj! Mały miłośnik książek zakłada okulary, trans. Janusz Kokoszewski, Dorota Koman (Warsaw 2017). Phot. from the blog:

Found by Katarzyna Marciniak

Colour Your Own Medusa


Mythical creatures in the colour-book Mythomorphia by Kerby Rosanes, published April 11, 2017:

Found by Katarzyna Marciniak