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Penelope and her twin

2021.11.10 | By Natasha Bershadsky John Roddam Spencer Stanhope (1829-1908), Penelope at her loom (1864). Image via Wikimedia Commons. There are two girls, or young women, portrayed on John Roddam Spencer Stanhope’s painting called Penelope. Both are barefoot; neither is cheerful. One, who is seated, is… Read more

Inaugural Posting

2021.10.01 | By Leonard Muellner This is an inaugural posting of Classical Continuum, a new blog for both short and longer publication of research in the broad category of “classical” civilizations – in other words, not just Ancient Greece and Rome, but Classical Arabic, Classical Persian, Classical Chinese, Classical K’iche’,… Read more