Greece Tour Day 4: Mycenae

MycenaeToday’s comic continues the curse of Myrtilos on Pelops, now affecting his grandson, Agamemnon. After the death of King Eurystheus (of Heracles 12 Tasks fame), Pelops’ son Atreus was installed in Mycenae as King.

Greece Tour Day 3: Olympia

Today’s comic was suggested by  @rogueclassicist and inspired by the pediment of Oinomachus and Pelops at the Olympia Museum.

Olympia

NOTES:

  • I’m not sure how Myrtilos was thrown in the sea, as Olympia isn’t coastal. Maybe from a ship?
  • I’ve spelled Hippodameia wrong!

Greece Tour Day 2: Delphi

I let the kids choose the topic, so today’s comic is inspired by the most enduring story of Delphi: the Pythia, Oracle of Apollo.

Delphi

NOTE: I’ve accidentally drawn a horse-chestnut leaf, not an oak leaf. Oak leaves are tiny, so you’d need a few to make the message.

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Greece Tour Day 1: Athens

Today’s comic, drawn on the coach to Delphi and the hotel, tells the story of how Athens got its name.

Athens

(Yes, Cecrops was half-man-half-snake. Apparently this happens.)

Greece Tour 2015!

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About four hours to go until #GreeceTour2015! Will be visiting with my GCSE classes, and posting sketches and drawings of sites from Athens, Delphi, Olympia, Mycenae, Argos and Corinth!

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