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.
Researchers from the Institute of Archeology at the Russian Academy of Sciences have unearthed the remains of ancient Greek musical instruments – a… more »
Check out the TEASER for Alexandra Gravas’s new CD Songbook 2 #discoveries, that will be released in October 2018:
Art, in all its forms, is essential to learning and the enrichment of the mind Dancing Under the Stars An evening of Music… more »
Archaeologists have unearthed an ancient tablet engraved with 13 verses of the Odyssey in the ancient city of Olympia, southern Greece, in what… more »