|March 3, 2015||Filled under Community, Featured||
~ Here are some of the highlights of the past month on Hour 25 ~
Even if you missed the live event, you can watch the video recordings any time. This past month or so we have welcomed:
Nicolas Prevelakis, Harvard University:
Shubha Pathak, American University:
Ryan Fowler, CHS Sunoikisis Fellow in Curricular Development:
Joel Christensen, University of Texas, San Antonio:
You can find links to all our visiting scholar videos on the Scholars tab here.
The text Sophocles’ Antigone in a revised English translation prepared by members of Hour 25, which includes the Core Vocabulary terms from the HeroesX project is available through the Text Library page, as an html page or to download as a PDF.
and there is a dedicated forum section for discussions of the play.
Watch out for further announcements about activities associated with this project.
This is a selection of some of the active discussions that have been taking place over the past month:
Trojan Horse — What does recent research suggest about the story behind the myth?
Silver footed Thetis [ἀργυρόπεζα Θέτις] and cuttlefish sēpiā [σηπία]—What can we find out about Thetis, and what is her true nature?
Agamemnon and his Family—How does comparing the hero status and family of Agamemnon and Odysseus throw light on both their stories?
Noos and women—What evidence can we find about qualities and attributes referring to women?
Indo-European Tradition—By comparing evidence from other epics, can we find examples of common Indo-European tradtions?
The tamer of horses: Archaeological findings —Archaeological and historical evidence for the domestication of horses
Beauty in ancient Greece—What were the ideals of beauty and how it depicted in texts and artworks?
Antigone and Politics—Did Antigone’s actions stem from an ambition for the throne?
From the Archives
Remember, you can still join in older conversations if you come across something relevant to the subject.
Here are is a video clip and forum thread from last year that you might have missed:
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