tragedy

Gallery: Tragedy in Visual Art

In this Gallery we are going to the theater. My featured picture is one of Aphrodite, because she is at the root of the war of Troy and we see her often in Greek tragedies. Love is often present in dramas and the cause of many deaths. "Powerful among mortals am I and not without reputation, I am called the goddess Kypris even in heaven. And those who dwell within… Read more

Video—CHS Open House: The Power of Performance: Mythology and Outreach Today, with Paul O’Mahony

We were pleased to welcome actor, writer, and educator Paul O'Mahony for a CHS Open House discussion on 'The Power of Performance: Mythology and Outreach Today'. He discussed the reception of classical texts and approaches to performance, using his own experience of creating and watching various shows (both tragic and comic) to find new and exciting ways to re-imagine them. He also discussed the importance of mythology and performance in… Read more

Gallery: Gods and Heroes at the Louvre

Aristotle, Plato, SocratesMarble (100−200CE) Louvre We don’t have to wait until after we die to meet Gods and Heroes of Ancient Greece. We may read poetry, prose, tragedy, or admire sculptures, vases or paintings. I’ll quote Aristotle and Plato from the Sourcebook[1]: Both understanding and wonder… Read more