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International symposium, 7-9 July, 2015

03/06/2015

The gods of the Greeks liked things. Greek religion is inseparable from its temples, altars, statues, and votive offerings; the last of a dazzling variety, ranging from gleaming bronze tripods or elaborate gold jewellery, to simple terracotta figurines, used shoes and dirty pieces of clothing. [...]

Aegean Lecture by Julien Zurbach & Raphaël Orgeolet

15/05/2015

Friday 22 May 2015, 19:00  (Μitseon 9, Acropolis Metro station) The Swedish Institute at Athens and Aegeus – Society for Aegean Prehistory invite you to the lecture: Reappraising Kirrha. New evidence on landscape, economy  and society from Southern Phocis Julien Zurbach (Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris) & [...]

Double Greek Religion Seminar by J.-M. Carbon & E. Harris

14/05/2015

Tuesday 19 May 2015 (Μitseon 9, Acropolis Metro station) 15:00 -16:15 Jan-Mathieu Carbon (Copenhagen University): Greek Cultic Associations, Ritual Norms and Calendars Seminar abstract, J-M. Carbon 16:30-18:00 Edward Harris (Durham University): Towards a Typology of Greek Sacred Regulations: A Legal Approach Seminar abstract, E. Harris [...]

The Athens Greek Religion Seminar by Polyxeni Strolonga

01/05/2015

12 May 2015, 15:00 Swedish Institute at Athens (Mitseon 9, Akropolis metro station) Polyxeni Strolonga, ASCSA “Shaping Religious Beliefs: The Case of the Major Homeric Hymns” Abstract Scholars often link the Homeric Hymns with certain rituals and festivals in order to assign an aetiological function to them or to locate them in a religious performative context. [...]

The Athens Greek Religion Seminar by Elene Balomenou

16/04/2015

21 April 2015, 15:00 Swedish Institute at Athens (Mitseon 9, Akropolis metro station) Elene Balomenou (University of Athens) “Were Gods Meant to Entertain? Exploring Performativity, Theatricality and Entertainment in the Aegean Bronze Age Religion. [...]

Aegean Lecture by Theodoros Giannopoulos

13/04/2015

Friday 17 April 2015, 19:00 Swedish Institute at Athens (Μitseon 9, Acropolis Metro station) The Swedish Institute at Athens and Aegeus – Society for Aegean Prehistory invite you to the lecture: The traditional paradigm of the Indo-European problem and the “Coming of the Greeks” (in Greek) Theodoros G. [...]

Asea in Arcadia

Jeannette Forsén, 01/04/2015

<p>Asea Palaeokastro. Photo: J. Forsén</p>

Asea Palaeokastro. Photo: J. Forsén

Asea is located in the heart of the Peloponnese. The Asea valley was inhabited, first in the Middle/Upper Paleolithic period (ca. 40.000 B.P) by people making their living from hunting and fishing. During most of the Neolithic period and the Bronze Age there were several villages in the valley, of which the most important one was located on the Asea Paleokastro hill.

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