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Why Study the Tragic Festivals of Ancient Athens?

Professor Judith Mossman (Coventry University), an expert on Greek tragedy, explains how the religious ritual of the city of Athens and its annual cycle of dramatic performances were interlinked. She…

From  Simon Barnett on February 12th, 2020 0 likes 0 plays 0  

Why Study Dionysus and the Bacchae with Judith Mossman

Professor Judith Mossman (Dept of Classics, University of Nottingham), and expert on Greek tragedy, introduces one of the most powerful of the plays of Euripides: The Bacchae. This gives us…

From  Simon Barnett on February 11th, 2016 0 likes 18 plays 0  

Why Study Plutarch and Delphi with Judith Mossman

Plutarch (A.D. 46 – c. 120), from Chaeronea in Boeotia, was one of the most prolific Greek writers of antiquity and his work is exactly contemporaneous with the period of the earliest writings…

From  Simon Barnett on February 11th, 2016 0 likes 0 plays 0  

Why Study Plutarch with Judith Mossman

Plutarch (A.D. 46 – after 120), from Chaeronea in Boeotia, was one of the most prolific Greek writers of antiquity and his work is exactly contemporaneous with the period of the earliest…

From  Simon Barnett on February 11th, 2016 0 likes 13 plays 0