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.
The Summer School for Greek Language, History and Culture of the Ionian University is aimed at young people from the Greek diaspora, as… more »
One of the new spaces in the reinstalled Getty Villa is Gallery 103, a former coat-check area that has been converted into a room… more »
If you’ve ever visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, chances are you’ve seen its collection of Classical marble sculptures. Weaving… more »
A hoard of about 119 coins, together with an iron lock that may have sealed them within a container, have been found inside… more »