Online Open House | Euclid Saves Us from Ignorance, with Graeme Bird

We were excited to welcome Graeme Bird for an Online Open House entitled “Euclid Saves Us from Ignorance.” The event took place on Friday, March 10, at 11:00 a.m. EST and was recorded. You can watch the video below, or on the Center for Hellenic Studies YouTube Channel.

To get ready for the event, you might like to read the handout linked below:

Passages for Euclid

You may now view the slides that were shared during the event:


Graeme Bird is a native of New Zealand and since 2001 has taught at Gordon College, where he is a Professor of Linguistics and Classics. His interests include Greek and Latin language and literature, Indo-European linguistics, and early English literature. He is a participant in the CHS-affiliated Homer Multitext Project, and he teaches mathematics, including Greek mathematics, as a Lecturer at the Harvard Extension and Summer Schools. He enjoys exploring the connections between such diverse disciplines as Homeric poetry, historical linguistics, Greek mathematics, computer programming, and jazz improvisation. He plays piano professionally and for relaxation.