Open House

CHS Online Open House | Living Traditions of Vedic Ritual and Recitation in India, with Finnian M.M. Gerety

We are pleased to welcome Finnian M.M. Gerety (Yale University) for our next Open House discussion, 'Living Traditions of Vedic Ritual and Recitation in India', which will be streamed live on Thursday, October 19, at 11 a.m. EDT, and will be recorded. To prepare for this event, you might like to view a couple of short films made by Finnian Gerety about Vedic traditions in the South Indian state of… Read more

CHS Online Open House | Deaths of Ancient Leaders, with Norman Sandridge

Our next CHS Online Open House features Norman Sandridge, who will be inviting us to think about and discuss the deaths of ancient leaders. What was considered a good way, or a shameful way, for an ancient leader to die, and what meaning is attached to the mode of death? To prepare for the discussion, you might like to read Suetonius' account of Julius Caesar's death, find examples from Greek… Read more