Helena Nicholson

University of Oxford

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Helena Nicholson - University of Oxford

I am a classicist, and am particularly interested in the literature of the ancient Romans. I am a contributor to the Trusted Source project.

The Theseus Sarcophagus at Cliveden

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Hercules in the gardens at Powis Castle, Wales

Who were the Classical heroes?

In Classical mythology, heroes were often the descendants of gods. The Italian Renaissance rediscovered the artistic appeal of such mythological figures, and this movement widely influenced British art and architecture from the sixteenth century onwards.

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