Danielle Mackay

Danielle Mackay
Danielle is currently completing her MA in Classical Studies at Rhodes University in South Africa. She earned her BA degree in Classical Studies and Linguistics and completed her studies of the Ancient Greek language as well as Latin. Her research focuses on Ancient Greek Religion and Mythology, specifically found in Late Antiquity Egypt, with a focus on the god Dionysus.

Serapis And Isis: Religious Syncretism In The Greco-Roman World

  After the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BCE, the Greek world entered a period of expansive trade and the spread of Hellenistic...

Ancient Greek Theories Of The Human Soul

  The great Greek philosophers first theorized ideas about ethics, metaphysics, politics, and even theatre. But what were their beliefs pertaining to the mystery of...

The Ancient Festivals Of Dionysus In Athens: ‘Euhoi Bacchoi’

  The festival circuit of the golden age of ancient Greece was a busy one, especially for the residents of Athens. Dionysus, the god of...