Posts Tagged by gold
|April 6, 2017||Filled under Featured, Visiting Scholars||
On April 13 at 11:00 a.m. EDT, Kosmos Society will welcome back Dr. Maria G. Xanthou of Leeds University to CHS Online Open House on Herodotus’s Histories, Book 1.
Our focus will be on gold, kraters and treasur(i)es. Read more…
|February 26, 2016||Filled under Featured, Word Study||
Gold: a precious metal that seems to shine like the sun, and does not tarnish or rust. No wonder it is associated with the gods.
We see this, for example, when the gods meet:
“Now the gods were sitting with Zeus in council upon the golden floor while the goddess Hebe went round pouring out nectar for them to drink, and as they pledged one another in their cups of gold they looked down upon the town of Troy.” Read more…