Posts Tagged by horses
|March 25, 2017||Filled under Featured, Visiting Scholars||
In this CHS Online Open House discussion, we welcomed Ryan Platte (Northwestern University) for a discussion on Equine Poetics, with particular attention on comparisons of the chariot race in bridal contests. His forthcoming book, Equine Poetics, part of the Hellenic Studies Series, will be published in July 2017 by Harvard University Press. Read more…
|November 5, 2015||Filled under Featured, Gallery||
This gallery displays different means of transportation used by the Ancient Greeks: chariots, horses, ships.
Chariot were also associated with funerals. In the following passage, Achilles is honoring Patroklos.
But Achilles would not let the Myrmidons go, and spoke to his brave comrades saying, “Myrmidons, famed horsemen and my own trusted friends, not yet, I say, let us unyoke, but with horse and chariot draw near to the body and mourn Patroklos, in due honor to the dead.” Read more…