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Why Teach Mythology?

19:39 07 March in Uncategorized

The teaching of mythology provides many varied benefits to students of all ages.  Students come in contact with a variety of world cultures while comparing those cultures to their own.  Mythology also teaches history by examining ancient times and their effect on the modern world. ...


Heroes at Play

21:41 19 February in Uncategorized

This black-figure vase (c. 6th century BCE) by Attic painter Exekias shows the Greek hero Achilles beating Ajax at the game known as pebbles. Game play has been with us since time immemorial. It is one of the things that make us human. During the...