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Lunchtime Lecture: Tales of the Ancients

01/11/19

Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden

421 East 61st Street Map

212-838-6878


11-01-2019 12:00:00 11-01-2019 12:00:00 America/New_York 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. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=347269 Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden

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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.

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