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Online Open House | Themis, thesmos and nomos: are there “divine laws” in ancient Greece?, with Vicianne Pirenne

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Online Open House | Themis, thesmos and nomos: are there “divine laws” in ancient Greece?, with Vicianne Pirenne

We are excited to welcome Vicianne Pirenne for an Online Open House entitled “Themis, thesmos and nomos: are there “divine laws” in ancient Greece?” The event will take place on Friday, April 30 at 11:00 a.m. EDT and will be recorded. You can watch the live-streaming on the Center for Hellenic Studies YouTube Channel.

To get ready for the event, you might like to read:

Hesiod, Theogony, 392–396, 901–906

Solon, fragments 4, 5, and 36 (M. West)

Aeschylus, Eumenides, 169–172, 389–396, 483–484, 570–579, 614–615, 681–693, 778–779.

 

Vicianne Pirenne

photo of Vicianne PirenneProfessor at the Collège de France in Paris (since 2017), after having been a researcher at the Fonds National de la Recherche Scientifique (Belgium) and taught at the University of Liège. Her fields of research are the ancient Greek religion, ancient polytheism and the historiography of the history of religions. Author of L’Aphrodite grecque (1994), Retour à la source. Pausanias et la religion grecque (2008), Le polythéisme à l’épreuve d’Hérodote (2020). A book co-authored with Gabriella Pironti about the goddess Hera is currently translated in English and will be published by Cambridge University Press under the title: The Hera of Zeus: intimate enemy, ultimate spouse (2021).


 


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