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Ariadne’s Reverie

“The door of the labyrinth, so difficult, which none of those before could find again, by Ariadne’s aid was found by Theseus, the thread that traced the way rewound.” ~ Ovid, Metamorphoses (trans. Melville) The story of Ariadne and Theseus … Continue reading

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A Visit From Persephone

After the unusual spring weather we’ve been having, a little taste of winter seems to have returned¬†if only for a little while.¬† It brings to mind the myth of Persephone. Persephone (called Prosperpine by the Romans) was the daughter of … Continue reading

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