Winds in Ancient Greek Religion
Date: 28 Nov 2017
Start time: 17:00
End time: 18:30
Cost: This event is free and open to all. No registration neccessary, for further information please contact Georgia Petridou: firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: Walbank Lecture Theatre
Abercromby SQ (south)
- Any UOL students
- Any UOL staff
- General Public
About the event
Professor Esther Eidinow, University of Bristol.
Why do Greek myths so rarely develop extensive narratives about winds, given that the relationship between human beings and winds was so variously important? This paper examines evidence for the nature of the winds and for the relations between winds and mortals in ancient Greek culture, drawing attention to the local nature of responses to the winds, and the process of ‘selective personification’.
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