Tag Archives: Plutarch

Call for Proposals: Afterlives

Centre for Myth Studies Myth Reading Group Call for Proposals: Afterlives The Myth Reading Group returns in the summer term with the theme of “Afterlives”. The topic can be understood both in relation to myths of the underworld and of … Continue reading

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Thursday 21 January: Osiris: Egyptian God of the Afterlife

The Myth Reading Group returns this term with the theme of “Afterlives”. Our opening session, introduced by Dr. Leon Burnett, will be on Osiris. In his lifetime, according to myth, Osiris was responsible for introducing civilization and agriculture to Egypt … Continue reading

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Thursday 5 December: Is Pan Dead?

Myth Reading Group Thursday 5 December 2013 1 – 2 p.m. Room 5N.7.23 The texts: Pan 1 (extracts from Plutarch, Nietzsche, Bloch & Pound compiled by Ben Pestell) Pan 2 (extracts  from Turgenev & Plato compiled by Leon Burnett)

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