Féminin | Pandora et al.

Originally posted on styx and pomegranates:
Introducing Féminin, a new series for showcasing and celebrating women from Greek or Roman mythology and historical figures such as Cleopatra. To kick it off, we shall start at the very beginning with Pandora, the first mortal woman created by the gods. The origins of womankind have been immortalised through…

Medea|Féminin

Originally posted on styx and pomegranates:
Jason and Medea, John William Waterhouse, 1907 Of all those things capable of life and thought, we women are most miserable of living things. “She’s every woman.” One of my classmates said as we discussed the controversial character of Medea. We were preparing for a study activity for younger…