Posts Tagged by CHS Greece
|March 10, 2017||Filled under Community, Featured, News||
The lecture, in Ligourio, will be based on varied information about Epidaurus (topographic, historical, mythological, etc.) provided by the famous traveler of the 2nd century CE, Pausanias. In his ‘Corinthiaca’ (Description of Greece, Book II) the geographer records the site of Epidaurus, and offers historical and mythological details in particular about the sacred grove of Asclepius, where the renowned theater is located. The lecture will include information about the modern institution of the Epidaurus Festival and references by the ‘traveler’ G. Seferis to the theater at Epidaurus. Relevant poems of Seferis will also be read. Read more…
|November 30, 2016||Filled under Community, Featured, News, Travel||
Travel back through time to ancient Greece on this annual spring break favorite. Start in the charming seaport town of Nafplio, home to Harvard University’s Center for Hellenic Studies. Then proceed through the Peloponnese to Delphi and Athens, exploring Greece’s famous archaeological sites and museums along the way.
Supplement your journey with readings in translation from Homer, Pausanias, and even some modern texts, selected by your Harvard study leader, Professor Greg Nagy, who is directing this trip for the 9th consecutive year! Read more…
|June 25, 2016||Filled under Featured, Gallery, Travel||
I had the opportunity to travel to Greece with Harvard Alumni Association’s travel-study program which was led by Gregory Nagy.
I came back with great memories. The first leg of the travel-study program focused on Nafplio and its environs, namely Argos and Mycenae. Nafplio was the capital of the First Hellenic Republic and of the Kingdom of Greece, from the start of the Greek Revolution in 1821 until 1834. Nafplio is now the capital of the regional unit of Argolis.
The town also houses Harvard University’s Center for Hellenic Studies in Greece. Read more…
|March 25, 2015||Filled under Featured, News|
~ A guest post by Christina Lafi and the Antigone team ~ Over the past few weeks, five high school students and a university student have been working with the Center for Hellenic Studies in Nafplion, Greece to rehearse a performance of a key segment of Sophocles’ Antigone in ancient Greek. On March 27 at 8:00–10:00 […] Read more…