Exploring Ancient Myths: Defining Beauty, According to Homer’s Helen of Troy

Many great minds have attempted to explain the complexities of subjective and objective beauty. Some have focused on principles of aesthetics while others on the emotional arousal a thing of beauty can facilitate. Personally, I find Homer’s explanation, as inferred through an allegorical interpretation of Helen of Troy, to be the most enlightening.  Background  Homer … Continue reading Exploring Ancient Myths: Defining Beauty, According to Homer’s Helen of Troy