Open House | The Arrhēphoroi as understood by Pausanias, with Gregory Nagy

We were excited to welcome back Gregory Nagy of Harvard University, Francis Jones Professor of Classical Greek Literature and Professor of Comparative Literature and the Director of the Center for Hellenic Studies, Washington, DC. The topic of the discussion is “The Arrhēphoroi as understood by Pausanias” In preparation, you might like to read the short passage in this PDF handout. Pausanias passage You can view the event in the frame below… Read more

CHS GR Event | Yiorgis Yiatromanolakis, “Pausanias the traveler visits Epidaurus”

Please join us on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 7:00 p.m., in Ligourio, for the following lecture: “Pausanias the traveler visits Epidaurus” Lecturer: Yiorgis Yiatromanolakis, Emeritus Professor of Classics, National and Capodistrian University of Athens and author Respondent: Rena Zamarou, Associate Professor of Ancient Greek Literature, Department of Philology, National and Capodistrian University of Athens The lecture will be held in the Cultural Center of St. Basil Church, Ligourio, Municipality… Read more

Aphaia’s Temple in Aegina

  To visit Greece is an experience filled with emotions. Long ago, I traveled to the beautiful island of Aegina. The isle is in the Saronic Gulf, not far from Athens. The vision of the temple of Aphaia is amazing. I dedicate this post to Myrmidon, who is our talented Friday Café host, because the island of Aegina is where Myrmidons liked to train. According to Hesiod (Hesiod F 205… Read more