CHS Online Open House | Metopes at Thermon, Temple C, with Kathryn R. Topper

We were pleased to welcome Kathryn R. Topper of University of Washington, Department of Classics for a CHS Online Open House discussion entitled “Coming of Age at Thermon: Marriage and Its Discontents on the Metopes of Temple C.” It took place on Thursday, March 1, at 11:00 a.m. EST, and was recorded. In preparation, you might like to read the handout (PDF):

Thermon Metopes

You can watch the event in the frame below, or on the Center for Hellenic Studies YouTube channel.


Kathryn R. Topper

Ph.D., Classical Archaeology, Harvard University, 2007
A.B., Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology/ English, Bryn Mawr College, 2000
Kathryn R. Topper is trained as a Classical archaeologist with an emphasis in Greek art, and she is especially interested in the ways in which images intersect with other elements of culture, including ritual, literature, and performance. her publications include The Imagery of the Athenian Symposium (Cambridge UP 2012) and articles on a variety of issues in Greek vase painting. Current projects include a book about the Hellenistic banquet, two articles on the Thalamegos of Ptolemy IV, and article on the metopes of Temple C at Thermon.