Thurs 21 Feb – Dawn of the Greek Gods: Cosmos and Chaos – Hesiod’s Theogeny and the First Philosophers
Cosmos and Chaos – Hesiod’s Theogeny and the First Philosophers –
Tracing the mythic roots of western culture-from Gaia the earth, with Eros (love) -the force of creation …..the clash of Titans, to the order of Zeus – And what did PLATO have to say?
Exploring influential poetic literature since the 8th century BCE, and competing thoughts..Which ideas have shaped our world view today? A special illustrated presentation-
Speaker: Dr. Olaf ALMQVIST:
Author of “The Cosmos in the Making: Humans, Gods and Animals in Early Greek Theogonies” at TCD.
Olaf now teaches at UCD.
VENUE: United Arts Club, 3 Upper FITZWILLIAM St., Dublin 2- Click for MAP
TIME: register from 7.15pm / START 7.30pm
Please arrive on good time-parking & places limited
Donation towards Overheads: – €10 per evening
Parking Free from 7pm –
Tea, Coffee & Bar available in the Club BAR before and after
Mythic Links- Myths We Live By- four illustrated talks
at the United Arts Club –POSTER
Thurs 31 Jan-Myths of Creation & Creation of Myth- Mary MacKENNA
Thurs 21 Feb-Cosmos, Chaos & Greek Gods – Dr. Olaf ALMQVIST
Thurs 14 Mar-The Heroine’s Journey– Siofra O’DONOVAN
Thurs 28 Mar-Heroic Origin Tales of Ireland– Prof. Ruairí Ó hUIGINN
SERIES – The MESSAGE of Myth: Stories of ORIGINS and FOUNDATION
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