04 June 2022, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Hellenic Museum, 280 William St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Please be advised that this program will be held at the Hellenic Museum.
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Throughout human history, trade has involved not only the exchange of physical objects, but also of the intangible – ideas, mythology and religion. As cultures interacted, new processes were adopted and adapted, and respective beliefs, deities and myths were often merged, sometimes deliberately.
Experts Andrew Connor, Kate McLardy and James Stratford join host Gillian Shepherd in exploring the exchange of ideas, practices and syncretism in myth and religion in the ancient world.
This lecture is one in a four-part series led by Dr Gillian Shepherd, Senior Lecturer of Classics and Ancient History at La Trobe University. Experts and academics discuss the history and stories of figures of the ancient Greek world, trade connections, mythology and the underworld, and how these ideas continue to affect our lives today.
Presented in collaboration with the Hellenic Museum, La Trobe University and Museums Victoria, as part of the Open Horizons: Ancient Greek Journeys and Connections exhibition program.