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... There is an entire Marvel series in which Hercules and Spider-Man do meet and work together.
Notably, Hercules' character maintains many ancient stories and characterisations but with interesting twists. Had a dissertation student working on it, it was fascinating.
"It's not every day that we find Achilles and Hercules mentioned in the same breath as Spider-Man and Batman. To my mind, what divides them are what different understandings of heroism entail and what different societies value." When Homer meets @coldplay:
The account making this claim has a LOT of followers. We add our one drop into the ocean and feel a little better for it, but will it change anything?
This is clearly not true - the desert (the Red Land) was very important in the history of ancient egypt (quarrying, policing, movement of people, etc). As it was to the so called Medjay, and other Nubian groups. #BadAncient https://t.co/WxOvYVxE84
Category Archives: History on the Internet
Book being read: None at the moment, unless Thucydides counts, but I am always dipping into that so probably not! As regular readers and poor survivors of my obsessive monologues well know, I do a lot of work and research … Continue reading
Book being read; B. Caven, Dionysius I: War-Lord of Sicily, (1990) In January last year (2013) I gave up full time work to become a stay at home Dad. At the same time my wife convinced me to go back … Continue reading
I have just returned from the Annual Meeting of Postgraduates of Ancient History held this year at UCL. I was fortunate enough to chair two panels, one on Greek Warfare (a position I was not initially going to have but … Continue reading
Competition time! As some of you may know, I work at Shakespeare’s Globe to fund my PhD. In said Globe, there is a poster written by Bernard Levin called ‘Quoting Shakespeare’, all about the impact of Shakespeare on the English … Continue reading