Myth, Ritual and Worship in Ancient Greece
This class explores the amazing connection between Greek mythology and the religious practices that developed in parallel with them. Students examine the role of sacred spaces, temples and the role of mystery religions within Greek society.
Patrick 'Pat' Lowinger is a historian and freelance writer. Patrick possesses an M.A. in ancient history from American Military University, a PGDip in archaeology from the University of Leicester and a B.S. in microbiology from California State University, Long Beach. In addition to teaching, Pat is currently conducting research in pursuit of his a Ph.D. in ancient Mediterranean studies.
Pat’s interest and area of focus are on the people and societies of the ancient Mediterranean – from the Late Bronze Age through Early Medieval periods. As an active member of the Association of Ancient Historians, Archaeological Institute of American, Society for Romanian Studies and Bulgarian Archaeological Association, Pat remains academically engaged, spending his summers in Romania doing archaeological field work at the Roman fort and civilian settlement of Halmyris.
At a Glance
Wednesdays, October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; November 6, 2019
Kingston (Village Green)
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