Posts Tagged by charioteer
|January 27, 2016||Filled under Featured, Gallery||
This gallery will take you to Delphi in Greece. Plutarch, who was a priest of Apollo in Delphi for several years, wrote a book about the oracles. Here are two passages from his book. Plutarch describes “the shrine of Earth” τὸ τῆς Γῆς ἱερὸν.
“Accordingly we went round and seated ourselves upon the southern steps of the temple, looking towards the shrine of Earth and the stream of water” Read more…
|August 2, 2014||Filled under Featured, Visiting Scholars||
We were pleased to welcome Kevin McGrath, Associate in the Department of South Asian Studies at Harvard University, to Hour 25 to discuss how charioteering and charioteers are emblematic—if not signal—of warrior song and culture in the Mahābhārata. Our discussion included reference to focus passages from the Iliad and Mahābhārata noted below, as well as McGrath’s […] Read more…