Thoughts about heroes, athletes, poetry

Harvard’s Center for Hellenic Studies and the National Gallery of Art Collaborate to Shine Light on Ancient Greek Bronzes, Part 2

2016.02.29 | By Keith Stone Bronze head, 227–221 BCE. The head is said to be of Antigonos Doson in the guise of Poseidon, but Gloria Ferrari Pinney has argued that Homer is the correct identification. Museum of Fine Arts Houston. Photo by Rob Shelley. The editors of Classical Inquires are pleased to highlight a public event held at the National Gallery of Art on February 25, 2016 titled “A poet or a god: The iconography of… Read more

Harvard’s Center for Hellenic Studies and the National Gallery of Art Collaborate to Shine Light on Ancient Greek Bronzes, Part 1

2016.02.23 | By Keith Stone Bronze head depicting Arsinoe II, Greek, Ptolemaic Hellenistic Period ca. 300–270 B.C.E. Photo by Rob Shelley. The editors of Classical Inquires are pleased to announce a public event held at the National Gallery of Art on February 18, 2016 titled “A priestess or a goddess: The problem of identity in some female hellenistic sculptures.” It was the first of two panel discussions coordinated with Harvard’s Center for… Read more

Introducing Classical Inquiries

2015.05.20 | By Keith Stone Reconstruction of Hecataeus’s mental map of the world As editors of the site formerly known as H24H Dialogues, we are announcing a shift to the name Classical Inquiries. Soon every page at h24h.chs.harvard.edu will redirect to a corresponding, cloned page at classical-inquiries.chs.harvard.edu, where regular postings will continue. The name Classical Inquiries reflects a shift in the site’s mission, from postings by Gregory Nagy that supplement the content of his… Read more

Welcome!

Welcome to Classical Inquiries! The front page of this website will feature the latest posts from Nagy and his intergenerational team. In the next few days we will share a post related to content in Hour 20 of The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours. This addendum will examine the relationship between Hippolytus, Artemis, and Aphrodite. Stay tuned! Read more

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