Posts Tagged by Hippolytus
|January 8, 2020||Filled under Featured, Topic for Discussion||
“Oh to clasp your tender limbs, a mother’s fondest [most philos] joy! Oh to breathe your fragrant breath! … Kiss your mother now for the last time, nestle to her that bore you, twine your arms about my neck and join your lips to mine!”
Recent Book Club discussion prompted me to think about how human emotions were depicted in some of the readings from Greek antiquity. Read more…
|June 20, 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 fifth gallery covers Hours 17–20. Read more…
|March 3, 2017||Filled under Book Club, Community, Featured||
Join in by reading this month’s Book Club selection, which features a tragedy by the Roman author, Seneca: Phaedra, which is also sometimes referred to as Hippolytus.
The hangout discussion will be on Tuesday, March 28 at 11 a.m. EDT. Read more…
|November 10, 2016||Filled under CHS Dialogues, Featured||
What does The Night of Iguana have in common with Oedipus Tyrannus?
Is Hippolytus ready to take the next step?
Come and explore with Gregory Nagy! Read more…
|May 11, 2016||Filled under Featured, Gallery||
“Hippolytus… says that I am the most kakē of the daimones. He scorns the nuptial bed and takes no notice of marriage, but to Artemis, the sister of Phoebus and daughter of Zeus, he gives tīmē and believes that she is the greatest of the daimones.”
In Euripides’ Hippolytus, Aphrodite (Venus) and Artemis (Diana) are rivals. This Gallery shows how some sculptors and painters represented the two beautiful goddesses. They have similarities: their faces often have the same features. Phaedra and Hippolytus, both victims, are also present. Read more…