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Deborah Kamen, “Insults in Classical Athens”

University of Puget Sound Tacoma, WA, United States

In ancient Greece, as today, insults ranged from playful mockery to serious affronts. This talk explores the various social and cultural roles played by insults in classical Athens, including obscene banter at festivals, satire on the comic stage, invective in the courtroom, forbidden slanderous speech, and violent attacks on other people’s honor.

The Beauty and Enigma of Roman Crete

Tourists are attracted to Crete for the splendours of Minoan Knossos and other Bronze Age sites. The architecture of Roma Crete is as substantial as the earlier periods and the importance of Crete to the Roman Empire rivals the earlier periods. Dr Harrison looks at the key sites but also presents material from sites tourists […]

Exchange in the Age of Lyric Poetry: The 6th-century BCE Shipwreck at Pabuç Burnu, Turkey

In the first half, probably the second quarter, of the sixth century B.C.E., a ship sank off the coast of Pabuç Burnu, Turkey, southeast of Bodrum or ancient Halikarnassos. Excavated by the Institute of Nautical Archaeology, the vessel’s preserved cargo and hull remains provide evidence for the development of production and exchange systems in the […]