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Carolina Public Humanities


July 2019

Pillars of Antiquity: Space and Time in Egypt, Greece and Rome

July 13, 2019 @ 9:15 am - 4:00 pm
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

People in the ancient world developed complex ideas about time and place to help them understand their place in the geographic and cosmological order. This seminar will provide new perspectives on how ancient cultures in Egypt, Greece and Rome described the meaning of the cosmos, the importance of prophecies and the significance of time in human lives. Join us for a discussion of how the ancient world created social practices and cultural legacies that endured for centuries in the Mediterranean…

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