Hellenism in the News
The Hellenistic Period is traditionally dated between the death of Alexander the Great (323 BCE) and the beginning of the Roman Empire, around 30 BCE. More that 2,000 years later, the cultural relics of Hellenism—archaeology, poetry, myth, and philosophy—still profoundly affect developments in technology, reassessments of history, and constructions of modern identity. Below is just a sampling of recent news stories featuring Hellenism.
Greece’s primary surplus hits 4.2% for 2016, outperforming 0.5% target Greece overperformed in 2016 hitting a primary surplus of 4.2%, well above the… more »
British Museum’s vision of the ancient sculptures travelling to China and Africa has so far come to nothing
“The British Museum has received… more »
The two kourοi from Apollo and Artemis sanctuary at the port of Emporios, Chios island, are now on display at the Archaeological Museum… more »