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(2004) - ThesisClytemnestra is first associated with Agamemnon's murder in Homer's ‘Odyssey’, though her participation in the deed is ambiguous, until Agamemnon reveals that she was an active agent. He compares his faithless wife ...
(2016-06-02) - Journal articleThis paper attempts to put the Gorgon from the pediment of the Temple of Sulis Minerva at Bath into a wider provincial context, by arguing for links between the Gorgon and first- and early second-century imitations in Gaul ...
(2016-05-18) - ThesisThe thesis of this study is that Classical studies at the University of Malawi, Chancellor College, has been taught with almost no reference to its African context, yet the Classical world, as Ogilvie (1979:2) observed ‘is ...
(2016-06) - ThesisMy PhD thesis, The Flower of Suffering, offers a philosophical evaluation of Aeschylus’ Oresteia in light of Presocratic ideas. By examining several aspects of the tragic trilogy in relation to some of Aeschylus’ ...