Open House | Love Wishes, with Yiannis Petropoulos

We were pleased to welcome Yiannis Petropoulos, Director of the Center for Hellenic Studies in Greece, for an Open House discussion on love wishes in Greek tradition.

You can watch the recording on our YouTube channel or in the frame below. In preparation you might like to download the handout of focus passages (PDF):

Ancient Greek Love Wishes Handout

Members of the Kosmos Society can start and continue the discussion associated with this event in the Forum.

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Yiannis Petropoulos

Yiannis PetropoulosYiannis Petropoulos is Professor of Ancient Greek Literature, Democritus University of Thrace, and Director of the Center for Hellenic Studies in Greece.
In 2013 he was Visiting Professor of Classics, University of Sao Paulo (USP), Brazil, and is currently Research Fellow, Biblioteca Mindlin in the same university, working on monsters in early Brazilian ethno-history.

His latest book is Kleos in a Minor Key: The Homeric Education of a Little Prince, CHS-Harvard University Press, 2011, available to read online for free at the Center for Hellenic Studies.
His next book, which is in its final stages of preparation, is entitled Residents of the Via Negativa: Homer’s Cyclopes and other monsters.