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Articles with keyword "mythology"

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Outgrowing Myths

Writer William Kittredge reflects on the passing of the Old West and the growing pains of the new with NEH Chairman William R. Ferris.

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Fragments of Childhood

The everyday life of Greek children is recounted in a new exhibition.

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Unlocking the Power of Myth

Legend blends with archaeology to tell the story of Troy online.

The hero of Gilgamesh ruled the ancient city of Uruk circa 2750 BCE.

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Lessons from a Demigod

Gilgamesh was a brutal tyrant who foolishly tried to defeat death.

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Houses of Spirits

Kentucky photographer and folklorist keeps grave houses alive.