2021.04.10 | By Gregory Nagy §0. The illustration that I have chosen to introduce this essay is inspired by ancient Greek myths about dryads—that is, about nymphs or local goddesses who inhabit the wooden insides of trees, primarily oak trees, thus animating such trees. But my essay is not about dryads or would-be dryads. It […] The post Envisioning Aphrodite inside the living wood of a myrtle tree appeared first… Read more
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Visiting Artist Presentation: Steriani Tsintziloni
Part of the CHS Visiting Artist Presentation Series, the event features Steriani Tsintziloni, a dance researcher, curator, lecturer, dramaturg, and…