Ancient Greeks Behaving Badly

Ancient Greeks Behaving Badly

6 Tuesdays, beginning January 7, 2020 from 1:30 ~ 3:30 pm

Heather Loube, who introduced us to flying pigs and other creatures in ancient Greek life, has turned her attention to ‘Ancient Greeks Behaving Badly’. ‘Digging the dirt’ on the ancients through their art, artefacts, history, mythology and religion, she has uncovered tabloid-worthy misbehaviors. Amongst them are lust, anger, treachery, revenge and even cannibalism, stuff you likely didn’t learn about in school. In the end, badly behaved ancient Greeks had a sometimes-surprising influence on contemporary society.