The Ensemble de Organographia has done it again, successfully reconstructing surviving ancient Musical pieces from Greece. (Their other album covered Sumeria, Egypt and Greece.) Music was essential to the pattern and texture of Greek life, as it was an important feature of religious festivals, marriage and funeral rites, and banquet gatherings. Our knowledge of ancient […]
I am about to disappear into the void for editing. So here’s a little something for you romantics out there. I have been writing a chapter a day, for my upcoming, first ever full sized novel, in the intended 10 book series, Fields of Elysian, The Alternatives (a complete draft of chapter 1 is available […]
The Greeks created images of their deities for many purposes. A temple would house the statue of a god or goddess, or multiple deities, and might be decorated with relief scenes depicting myths. Divine images were common on coins. Drinking cups and other vessels were painted with scenes from Greek myths.