Tag Archives: Dionysus

Myth Reading Group 22 March: Harrison’s Prolegomena

The Myth Reading Group meets on ‘Zoom’ on Monday 22 March, 5:30-6:30 pm (UK time). The link to join will be posted in the comments for this post. All are welcome. This week’s text is taken from Jane Ellen Harrison’s Prolegomena … Continue reading

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Myth Reading Group 8 March: Philostratus the Elder, Imagines

The Myth Reading Group meets on ‘Zoom’ on Monday 8 March, 5:30-6:30 pm (UK time). The link to join is posted in the comments for this post. All are welcome. This week’s text is an extract from the Imagines of … Continue reading

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Myth Reading Group 22 February: Homeric Hymns, and Frogs

The Myth Reading Group meets on ‘Zoom’ on Monday 22 February, 5:30-6:30 pm (UK time). The link to join is posted in the comments for this post. All are welcome. Following our discussion of Euripides’ Bacchae (405 BC), we turn … Continue reading

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Myth Reading Group 8 February: Bacchae

The Myth Reading Group meets on ‘Zoom’ on Monday 8 February, 5:30-6:30 pm (UK time). The link to join will be posted in the comments for this post before the session. All are welcome. This term’s topic is Dionysus, and … Continue reading

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Myth Reading Group – Spring Term 2021

Dionysus is our theme for this term’s Myth Reading Group. The Myth Reading Group is open to all who have an interest in the study of myth. Meetings are held over ‘Zoom’, with texts circulated in advance. Together we read … Continue reading

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Report of the Centre for Myth Studies Open Seminar: 17 March 2016

Dr Leon Burnett ‘Reading the strands of Ariadne’s story’ Centre for Myth Studies Open Seminar, 17 March 2016   by Dr Ben Pestell The latest in the Centre for Myth Studies seminar series provided an occasion to consider the unique … Continue reading

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Thursday 17 March: Reading the Strands of Ariadne’s Story

The Centre for Myth Studies is pleased to invite you to our Spring term Open Seminar given by our former Director, Dr Leon Burnett. Open Seminar Centre for Myth Studies University of Essex Thursday 17 March (5:00pm, in Room 5N.3.9) … Continue reading

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Thursday 3 December: Stranded on Naxos: The Ambivalence of Ariadne

This week Dr. Leon Burnett introduces a discussion of ‘The Ambivalence of Ariadne’. Ambivalence is central to all mythologies. In Greek myth, we need only think of Persephone, alternating annually between her standing as maiden and queen of the dead, … Continue reading

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