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Lynnie McIlvain

Lynnie McIlvain
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From Washington, Lynnie is an alumna of the Clark College where she primarily studied Art History and English. There she was recognized by two in-house awards for her poetry. She is now a current student at the University of Puget Sound and majors in Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies. She is passionate about writing, literature, and her work in the nonprofit field.

Aeschylus: Understanding The Father of Tragedy

  Aeschylus was the first of the Greek tragedians. He lived during the Classical Era in Ancient Greece and survived a period of great military...

The Art of Tragedy: Ancient Greek Theater

  Ancient Greek theater originated at religious festivals, a celebration of the skill of man, handed down by the gods. Ancient architects erected the first...

The Nymphet Sexualization Of Cleopatra In Caesar And Cleopatra (1945)

  Gabriel Pascal directed the film Caesar and Cleopatra in 1945, almost fifty years after the production of the play on which it was based....

The Chariot: Plato’s Concept of the Lover’s Soul in Phaedrus

  Much of Plato’s writings are in fact written recordings of Socrates’s work. The philosopher Socrates was executed without recording his philosophies, though many of...

Bagoas the Younger: Who Was Alexander the Great’s Little-Known Lover?

  Bagoas the Younger was a lover of Alexander’s mid to late life, given to Alexander the Great from King Darius III’s court post-conquest. He...

The Epic of Gilgamesh: 3 Parallels from Mesopotamia to Ancient Greece

  The Epic of Gilgamesh is one of the world’s oldest and most human texts. Approximately, it was written in 2000 BCE by an anonymous...