More than 2,000 years before the Great American Solar Eclipse, which will darken the skies over the U.S. on Aug. 21, astronomers in ancient Greece developed their own “supercomputer” to predict eclipses just like this one.
Friends of Hellenic Studies: We are pleased to provide you with the Summer 2017 Newsletter from the Center for Hellenic Studies at Georgia State University. We will be following up shortly with further announcements of the exciting year of Hellenic programming that lies ahead. We hope that your summers were both restful and restorative, and we… more »
Center Co-Directors George Demacopoulos and Aristotle Papanikolaou gave a series of lectures last year at the Eagle River Institute of Orthodox Christian Studies in Eagle River, Alaska. Professor Demacopoulos’s lecture “?” is now available for listening. Another lecture in this series by Professor Demacopoulos, “Tradition Without Fundamentalism,” is more »
Among the many buildings on Kos that sustained damage during last week’s 6.6 magnitude earthquake was the Dodecanese island’s archaeological museum. Thankfully, the historical structure built in 1936 survived the temblor but some of its ancient exhibits were less fortunate.
According to a report issued on Monday by the Ministry of… more »
For more than 1,600 years, the remains of Herculaneum—a lavish Roman resort town 10 miles north of… more »