Watch Death and the Afterlife in Ancient Greece

Beginning with a discussion of Hades and his realm, the recent UC Connect talk Alone of all the Gods: Concepts of Death and the Afterlife in Ancient Greece, looked at a wide range of Greek attitudes to death and the afterlife: from Homer’s idea of heroic death in battle and its bitter costs, to reincarnation in the philosophies of Pythagoras and Plato, to figures such as Dionysus and Persephone who are linked to death and renewal – and more.

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