Posts Tagged by Nafplio
|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…
|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…
|August 12, 2016||Filled under Community, Featured, News||
Students from the 1st High School and 2nd High School of Nafplio are participating in the Antigone project in which high school students from the UK, Netherlands, Greece, Lebanon, and the US read and act part of Sophocles’ Antigone.
The project is ongoing, and each school from England, Netherlands and Greece is working through the final recording. Today, we would like to introduce the students from Greece. 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…