Abstract: Gods, Heroes, Athletes, and Warriors: The Quest for Immortality at Olympia

Lecturer: Judith M. Barringer

One of the best-known sites of the ancient world is Olympia, famed for its Panhellenic athletic games, which took place on a four-year cycle. This lecture discusses the large-scale sculpture at Olympia, its themes, placement, and relationship to each other, as well as to the events--political, athletic, and above all, religious--that occurred at the site.

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Matthew Johnson studied at Cambridge for his PhD and worked at Sheffield and Lampeter before moving to Durham University where he was Professor until 2004.  Matthew then moved to the... Read More

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