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.
Thalia Potamianos Annual Lecture Series – Lecture I: The Vulnerability of Heroism
7:00pm EEST (Greece) | 12:00pm EDT… more »
An ancient temple complex in the centre of the Italian capital where, according to legend, Julius Caesar was assassinated, was opened to… more »
Measuring just 6 centimeters wide and 8 centimeters long, the magnitude and exceptionality of the discovery has left the European archaeological community flabbergasted.… more »