The Greek myth of Demeter’s revenge – Iseult Gillespie

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Dig into the Greek myth of Mestra and her father King Erysichthon, who angered the gods and was cursed with insatiable hunger.

Mestra, princess of Thessaly, was far from home. She had watched her father, King Erysichthon, plunge into a ruin of his own making. Now, to save himself, he’d sold his own daughter to the highest bidder. But Mestra refused to accept this fate and began to plan her escape. Iseult Gillespie shares the Greek myth of Mestra’s bid for freedom.

Lesson by Iseult Gillespie, directed by Vitalii Nebelskyi, and action creative agency.

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