We were excited to welcome Vinciane Pirenne for an Online Open House entitled “Themis, thesmos, and nomos: are there “divine laws” in ancient Greece?” The event took place on Friday, April 30 at 11:00 a.m. EDT and was recorded. You can watch on the Center for Hellenic Studies YouTube Channel or in the frame below.
In connection with this discussion, you might like to read:
- Hesiod, Theogony, 392–396, 901–906
- Solon, Solon fragments
- Aeschylus, Eumenides, 169–172, 389–396, 483–484, 570–579, 614–615, 681–693, 778–779.
- Xenophon Cyropedia 1.6.6
Mentioned during the discussion:
Rudhardt, Jean. 1999. Thémis et les Hôrai : recherche sur les divinités grecques de la justice et de la paix. Geneva.
Professor at the Collège de France in Paris (since 2017), after having been a researcher at the Fonds National de la Recherche Scientifique (Belgium) and taught at the University of Liège. Her fields of research are the ancient Greek religion, ancient polytheism and the historiography of the history of religions. Author of L’Aphrodite grecque (1994), Retour à la source. Pausanias et la religion grecque (2008), Le polythéisme à l’épreuve d’Hérodote (2020). A book co-authored with Gabriella Pironti about the goddess Hera is currently translated in English and will be published by Cambridge University Press under the title: The Hera of Zeus: intimate enemy, ultimate spouse (2021).