EPIC DISCOVERIES: From the Birthplace of Zeus at Mt. Lykaion

October 12th, 2016

5:30pm @ The Poetry Center

Lecture by David Gilman Romano & Mary E. Voyatzis (with Arum Park & Courtney Friesen)


Dr. Romano and Dr. Voyatzis, the co-directors of the Mt. Lykaion Excavation and Survey Project, will discuss their team’s recent discovery of human bones at an ancient altar to Zeus. Dr. Park and Dr. Friesen will join the panel’s discussion on relevant ancient literary texts, including sources from the Judeo Christian tradition, that may shed light on this discovery.

Event sponsored by the UA College of Humanities, UA Department of Religious Studies & Classics, UA School of Anthropology, Archaeological Institute of America, Tucson Society, and the Hellenic Cultural Foundation of Tucson