Posts Tagged by Bronze Age
CHS Online Open House | Late Bronze Age burials at Mycenae and what they tell us, with Heleni Palaiologou
|November 22, 2018||Filled under Featured, Visiting Scholars||
We are pleased to welcome Heleni Palaiologou, an archaeologist who worked for the Ministry of Culture of Greece, for a discussion about burials from the late Bronze Age at Mycenae, and what we can learn from them. She has over forty years’ experience of excavation and research, specializing in burial customs and the cemeteries of Mycenae. The event will take place on Thursday, November 29, at 11 a.m. EST, and will be recorded. Read more…
|September 2, 2015||Filled under Featured, Visiting Scholars||
We were pleased to welcome Casey Dué for a CHS Open House session, which was recorded and can be viewed in this post.
How old is the Iliad? The Trojan War has traditionally been dated since antiquity to about 1250 BCE, and the Iliad is usually dated five hundred years or more after that, but there are hints in the linguistic and archaeological record that something like our Iliad was being composed and performed centuries even before 1250. She will discuss what some of that evidence is and offer some general thoughts on what the implications are for our understanding of the “Homeric Question.” Read more…