Posts Tagged by Delphi
|June 25, 2019||Filled under Featured, Travel||
….Thoughts on the recent Spring Break Trip. Professor Nagy is so knowledgeable and so able to communicate immense and complex subjects concisely that at the end of each day we all were stunned to learn just how much we actually covered. It was so wonderful to meet so many delightful and interesting people, each bringing their own background and viewpoints. Having participants with knowledge of business, photography, poetry, mathematics, archaeology, and literature, just to name a few, made it even more enriching. Read more…
|June 13, 2019||Filled under Featured, Gallery||
The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours is based on a course that Professor Gregory Nagy has been teaching at Harvard University since the late 1970s. The book discusses selected readings of texts, all translated from the original Greek into English. This series of galleries attempts to illustrate each Hour with visual art. This fourth gallery covers Hours 13–16. Read more…
|February 1, 2019||Filled under Book Club, Featured||
“Note also these inscriptions here, ‘Know thyself’ and ‘Avoid extremes,’ how many philosophic inquiries have they set on foot, and what a horde of discourses has sprung up from each, as from a seed ! And no less productive of discourse than any one of them, as I think, is the present subject of inquiry.” This month’s Book Club will comprise selections from Plutarch, who spent time as a priest at Delphi. Hangout discussion: Tuesday, February 26. 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…
|July 19, 2016||Filled under Community, Featured, Gallery, Travel||
One of the highlights of this trip was meeting dear friend Euthymia who was a participant in HeroesX, v1. HeroesX created a close-knit community where some of the participants had a chance to meet in-person after being fellow learners. Euthymia took me to the Sanctuary of Asclepius in Epidaurus where the magnificent Epidaurus Theater still stands.
The Sanctuary was a healing place through art, natural resources, sports and through connections to divinity. In the Sanctuary, there was a stadium, gymnasium, theater and springs. Read more…