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Greek Heroes in Popular Culture

The archetypal sporting event comes to UK shores in 2012, a modern interpretation of an ancient celebration and festival – the Olympics. What of other ancient Greek archetypes? Have they influenced the modern world as well? We all know about politics and democracy (both Greek words in origin), but what about popular culture? This collection of video animations and audio discussions examines how the heroes of Greek mythology have been represented in popular culture, from ancient times to the modern day. Continue reading

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