Friends Lecture

Rosemary Jeffreys, “Gilded wreaths from Phoinikas, Thessaloniki”

Senate House (Room G22-26) Malet Street, London

Ms Rosemary Jeffreys (University of Oxford), "Gilded wreaths from Phoinikas, Thessaloniki" Ms Jeffreys will present some unpublished gilded wreaths from Phoinikas, Thessaloniki, which date to the second quarter of the fourth century BC. These wreaths are in an extraordinary state of preservation, having been placed in a sealed cist grave, in which even some textiles […]

Dimitris Plantzos, Classical Encounters: Past and present in contemporary Greece

British School at Athens, Upper House 52 Souedias Street, Athens

Professor Dimitris Plantzos (Associate Professor, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens), "Classical Encounters: Past and present in contemporary Greece" (How does Greece's famed Classical antiquity shape the country's present? Why is this happening? And what is its impact on the forging of modern Greek socila and cultural identities? Dimitris Plantzos will explore these questions using […]