Lily Cole stars as Helen of Troy, ‘the face that launched a thousand ships’, in Simon Armitage’s vivid, visceral adaptation of Homer’s Iliad and Virgil’s Aeneid. For 10 years, the Greeks have been laying siege to Troy to win back their abducted queen, Helen. But as the war drags on, and the battlefields run scarlet with blood, the opposing forces are entrenched in a bitter stalemate. As gods and mortals squabble amongst themselves for the spoils of war, the exhausted warriors go to extreme lengths in a desperate grab for victory....
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What precisely is the origin of the world's best known secret society? Did they emerge from a simple stone masons guild? Or was the genesis much older and maybe has roots in ancient Egypt? Many people have made a great many assumptions, but how many have seriously investigated the actual real evidence? David Harrison is an academic and author (The Genesis of Freemasonry) who has spent years doing just that.
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