Lunchtime Lecture: Tales of the Ancients

New Yorkers were fascinated by epic tales of war and bravery in ancient Greece. But are these tales relevant today? Recent scholarship suggests that epic poetry helped Greek soldiers deal with conditions we now attribute to PTSD and could help others understand trauma. Find out if you agree with this, and enjoy a lively discussion.

Tea served. Free with admission.











When: Fri., January 11, 2019 at 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Where: Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden
421 E. 61st St.
212-838-6878
Price: Tea served. Free with admission.
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New Yorkers were fascinated by epic tales of war and bravery in ancient Greece. But are these tales relevant today? Recent scholarship suggests that epic poetry helped Greek soldiers deal with conditions we now attribute to PTSD and could help others understand trauma. Find out if you agree with this, and enjoy a lively discussion.

Tea served. Free with admission.

Buy tickets/get more info now