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Sjoerd Tegelaers

The Spartans

I first read about the Spartans when I was about 15 years old. During this phase of my life, like a lot of other children, I started to figure out who I was and who I wanted to be. I was looking for role models and the Spartans made a

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Sjoerd Tegelaers

Classical Heroes

Zeus sits on his throne. He rules the sky and the world. His sister-wife Hera rules him. Duties and domains in the mortal sphere are parcelled out to his family, the other ten Olympian gods. In the early days of gods and men, the divine trod the earth with mortals,

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Sjoerd Tegelaers

Prometheus and Mankind┬┤s punishment

In my last post I wrote about the creation of mankind by our benefactor Prometheus, which lead to his betrayal of Zeus and the subsequent creation of Pandora. The world changed after the evils were released from Pandora┬┤s jar. The contrast between good and evil became more evident. Death became

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Sjoerd Tegelaers 2018