Tag: Ancient Greek

For the Love of Naples: Opening a Rare Ancient Greek Art Treasure

Italian hotel owner Alessandra Calise Martuscelli is fulfilling her dream to help improve her city of birth, Naples, by restoring a rare part of the city’s ancient Greek heritage. Around 600 B.C., the Greeks founded Naples as Neapolis (New City).    Alessandra Calise Martuscelli and her family have recently opened the rare, ancient Greek Ipogeo dei…

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A Return to Divine Beauty: Socrates and Phaedrus

The Eye of the Beholder: Reflecting on the Purpose of Beauty and Art We’ve all heard the phrase “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder,” but what does this mean and does it hold weight? In this series, we’ll take a casual look at the philosophical debates concerning our experiences with beauty and art….

British Museum’s Ancient Greeks Treasures Coming to Australia and New Zealand

The British Museum’s treasures of Ancient Greece are coming to the National Museum of Australia, the Western Australian Museum, and the Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum. Featuring a range of 180 objects, the exhibition will be centred around the concept of competition and how it appeared in sports, politics, drama, music, and warfare….