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The Youngest Greek Hero Comes Out Smelling Like Roses

Diomedes was regarded as the second best warrior of all the Achaians after Akhilleus and just as fearsome on the battlefield as Aiax. Favoured by Athene much like his close friend Odysseus, she protected and encouraged him during the Trojan War. Diomedes, ‘god-like cunning’ was the King of Argos and led a fleet of 80…

Call of the Sirens

According to history, Magellan was the first to circumnavigate the earth in 1519, however, ancient civilisations like the Phoenicians and Minoans established viable trade routes before the terms import and export were used. To explain the turbulent seas and its myriad of creatures, these same people created stories of gods who controlled the oceans and…