GREEK VASE PAINTERS AND THE TROJAN WAR | University of Oxford

GREEK VASE PAINTERS AND THE TROJAN WAR

Speaker
David Studdard, Historian and Author
Event date
Event time
14:00 - 15:00
Venue
Ashmolean Museum
St. Giles
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 2PH
Venue details

Lecture Theatre

Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
£7/£6 Members & Concessions.
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Required

The Trojan War inspired the works of many Greek poets and dramatists. Using a wealth of illustrations, David Stuttard shows how vase painters, too, responded to the myths of Troy in ways that were moving, funny, and sometimes heart-stoppingly profound.