travel

“The universe is a kind of book”: a study travel through the history of writing in Greece

"The universe is a kind of book of which one has read only the first page when one has seen only one's own country." When I received the proposal for this trip—a study travel through the history of writing in Greece—it was a great opportunity to reunite my two interests in Greece: my deep love of Ancient Greek philosophy, myth, religion, and poetry, with my absolute fascination for Modern Greek… Read more

Continuing the dialogue: a travel-study in Greece

For me it was a unique experience that I lived as a real “theōriā”. Actually, when we “travel” we have to depart from one point and get to another. We have a spatial passage to cover. Similarly, in a deeper level, this is a spiritual passage too: we start in one level of consciousness that is expanded as we finish. Something happens that transforms us and enriches our most inner… Read more

Scylax

"There is a river, Indus, second of all rivers in the production of crocodiles. Darius, desiring to know where this Indus empties into the sea, sent ships manned by Scylax, a man of Caryanda, and others whose word he trusted" So Herodotus introduces this voyage of exploration undertaken on behalf of the Persian empire. Read more

HAA-CHS January 2020 Trip to Greece

Join Keith Stone and an intergenerational group of alums, current students, and HeroesX participants January 10–19, 2020, on a Harvard Alumni Association – Center for Hellenic Studies travel-study tour of Greece! The trip will begin in Nafplio and end in Thessaloniki, and its theme will be the development of scripts and of writing technologies. Read more

Going To Greece!

....Thoughts on the recent Spring Break Trip. Professor Nagy is so knowledgeable and so able to communicate immense and complex subjects concisely that at the end of each day we all were stunned to learn just how much we actually covered. It was so wonderful to meet so many delightful and interesting people, each bringing their own background and viewpoints. Having participants with knowledge of business, photography, poetry, mathematics, archaeology,… Read more