Zeus and Ganymede

anonymous asked: Can Ganymede be included in a shrine to Zeus? How do you interpret his myth? How old would you portray him? Which art piece of him is your favourite? In cultural context,would he have felt honoured or enslaved as the Olympians’ cup-bearer? Do you have any upgs about him? Sorry for the onslaught of…

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

Artifact provenance: The gable was found in 1881, and the rest in 1885, South Shields. Now in the collection of Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum, South Shields. The inscription reads: To the spirits of the departed (and) of Victor, a Moorish tribesman, aged 20, freedman of Numerianus, trooper of the First Cavalry Regiment of Asturians (Iberian), who…

*headdesk*

Random person: What makes you think the gods aren’t rapists? Me: *writes an essay using five journal articles and eight books about ancient Greek religious beliefs, philosophy, sexual mores, and marriage* Random person: yeah *lol*  Totally manwhores and douchebags. I hate those characters! I have no idea why you think they’re not rapists. Me: You disrespect my religious beliefs,…

Friendly reminder….

Question everything you read on social media Even my posts.* I’ve seen opinion presented as fact, quotes misattributed to philosophers who said no such thing, passages from modern novels presented as authentic incidents from ancient mythology, mislabeled photos, and inaccurate historical dates…not to mention fake news about current events. Ask (politely) for sources. Double-check, triple-check, do…