“Typhoon” by Kyriakos Chalkopoulos

According to Hesiod, Typhon (or Typhos, or Typhoeus), that colossal titan and antagonist to Zeus, was named thus because, as a natural force, he was behind the moist and powerful winds generating from the sea. The term is still used, in Greek, to refer to this phenomenon. Etymology aside, one should expect the ancient monster, … Continue reading “Typhoon” by Kyriakos Chalkopoulos

“Mediterranean Goth” by Mileva Anastasiadou

They once called me Iphimedeia. I am now a spirit, standing at the gates of the underworld. Yet I once had flesh and blood, like all mortals do. “Come, my dear Odysseus, come hear my story,” I told the tortured passenger. He looked unhappy, yet hopeful, like I was. Unhappiness, once shared, creates strong connections … Continue reading “Mediterranean Goth” by Mileva Anastasiadou