Women in Greek myths

Natalie Haynes discusses the varied portrayals of women in Greek mythology, uncovering the multi-layered figures who emerge from different retellings

Capture of Helen by Paris, causing the Trojan War, according to Homer. Hand-colored woodcut. (Photo by Alamy)

Writer and classicist Natalie Haynes discusses her latest book Pandora’s Jar, which revisits the varied portrayals of women in Greek mythology, finding that the figures who emerge from different retellings and translations are less familiar than we might think.

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