Posts Tagged by Phaedra
|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…
|December 19, 2017||Filled under Featured, Topic for Discussion, Word Study||
“But the mane of the other one, my kinswoman Hagesikhora, blossoms on her head like imperishable gold” How did the ancient Greeks view women’s hair? In this second post of the series, we are looking at physical descriptions of women’s hair: is it depicted as an object of attraction for others, and how do women themselves use it as a means of seduction? Read more…
|March 23, 2017||Filled under Book Club, Featured, Topic for Discussion|
Kosmos Society Book Club meets once a month.
In March, the Book Club will be discussing Seneca’s Phaedra.
This is the first of a series of posts which intend to illuminate the authors and works discussed as means of enriching the ongoing dialogue.
|March 11, 2017||Filled under Community, Featured||
Join us on Thursday, March 16 at 11 a.m. EDT for a community reading of Seneca’s tragedy Phaedra, via Google+ Hangout. This will be an informal, friendly event, and all members of the Kosmos Society are invited to participate. If you are interested, please sign up in the forum, and, if you have a preference, indicate which role you would prefer to read. 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…