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Gallery | Hector The Protector

We published a Gallery about Achilles last month, so we now are doing one depicting this other hero, Hector. Who is Hector? He has the reputation of a protector of his city Troy and his people. He is also equal to Zeus in mêtis. Read more

Selene and Semele

Semele and Selene, one was born a mortal and the other a goddess. Both have enchanting and melodious names in ancient Greek with the same type of resonance. No wonder we sometimes confuse one for the other. However their stories are very dissimilar and poles apart. Read more

Book Club | April 2022: Xenophon Symposium

The Book Club selection for April 2022 is the Symposium of Xenophon. Like Plato, Xenophon portrays Socrates and others in discussion within the setting of a symposium, or dinner / drinking party. Discussion will start and continue in the Forum, and we will meet via Zoom on Tuesday April 26 at 11 a.m. EDT Read more

Gallery | Odyssey 22: The Slaying of the Suitors

One of the study groups has been working on Odyssey 22, and in December 2020 Kosmos Society performed it as one of the groups taking part in the Reading Greek Tragedy Online: Odyssey ’Round the World event. This Gallery features some visual depictions of this episode, also known as the Mnēstērophoníā, or Slaying of the Suitors. Read more