The heroic ideal pervades classical and modern culture, assuming many different forms over the centuries, and yet owing much of its influence to ancient Greek and Roman literature. In Western …
Who Are We?
The Malta Classics Association, is a collaborative initiative of both the staff and the students of the University of Malta’s Department of Classics and Archaeology. Malta’s Classical history stretches back to the dawn of antiquity and the islands have a correspondingly long and noble tradition of Classical studies. The Association aims to promote knowledge of Classics in all its branches to the widest audience possible, both academic and general. This includes study of the Latin, Greek and Sanskrit languages and of the Roman, Greek and Indo-European cultures. The inclusion of Sanskrit acknowledges the close linguistic and cultural links between Latin, Greek and Sanskrit and the people who spoke them. The Malta Classics Association is especially keen to promote these languages to Maltese schools, to the general public and to build links with universities and other Associations around the world.
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A common thread exists between the various myths of different cultures, an underlying connection which ties these disparate worlds together. These parallels are evident both in ancient and contemporary stories, …
Dionysus is a very well known figure from Greek mythology, as the God of wine and debauchery his image has persisted even to this modern day. He is often represented …