Archive for Maggie King

Our Journey to Greece!

The Olympic Quest left Minneapolis at 3:00pm on Saturday the 12th and arrived in Amsterdam around 6:00am on Sunday the 13th.  The flight was largely uneventful and not particularly restful for many of us students!  There were movies to watch, games to play, and radio to listen to to distract us during the flight.  After […]

The Oresteia and Greek Mythology with Will Freiert

The Oresteia is a trilogy among Greek tragedies.  The three plays, entitled Agamemnon, Libation Bearers, and Eumenides, are centered around the themes of justice and revenge. In Agamemnon, Queen Clytemnestra seeks to avenge her daughter, Iphigenia’s murder.  Iphigenia was sacrificed by her own father/Clytemnestra’s husband, King Agamemnon.  Agamemnon sacrificed Iphigenia in order to get favorable winds so his army could […]