AEGEAN WORLD AND EARLY GREECE

Presented by OLLI of Greater Birmingham and Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest at Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest, Vestavia Hills AL

May 02
AEGEAN WORLD AND EARLY GREECE

A look at the myths and facts of Europe’s early civilizations.

OLLI of Greater Birmingham presents Aegean World and Early Greece with Helen Pruet, retired history teacher, Mountain Brook Junior High.

We will look at the myths and facts of Europe’s first civilization of the Minoans.  Then we will learn about the Mycenaean Greeks and the Trojan War.  After the war the Dorian invasion of Greece takes place, throwing Greece into a dark age. Homer’s legends and the polis will bring them into the light of the Hellenes.

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Free.

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • May 2, 2019 at 01:30 pm - 03:00 pm (Thu)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest

1221 Montgomery Highway, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216

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