Bibliotheca Alexandrina is seeking submissions for Dauntless, a devotional anthology in honor of the Greek Ares, God of War and his Roman counterpart Mars, Father of Rome. Submissions will open 1 January 2016 and close 1 June 2016, with an expected release date of early Summer 2016. This anthology is being edited by Rebecca Buchanan.
The editor is interested in a variety of material, including but not limited to: prayers, rituals, hymns, essays, visual artwork, short stories, plays, recipes, and new translations of ancient and public domain works.
In your work, consider:
— comparing/contrasting Ares and Mars;
— the relationships between these two Gods and other Deities in their pantheons, especially Athena, Minerva, Aphrodite, Venus, Nerio/Nerine, Zeus, Jupiter, Hera, Juno, and Quirinus;
— the offspring of Ares, such as Phobos, Deimos, Harmonia, and many others;
— the offspring of Mars, such as Romulus and Remus; and Mars’ role as a founder/pater of…
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