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Time and place: Nov. 27, 2020 3:00 PM4:15 PM, Zoom-seminar

Ancient Attraction is a Digital Lecture Series on Beauty, Attractiveness and Sex Appeal in the Ancient Mediterranean World

The lecture: Guests, Gods, Heroes and Heirarchs: The Fragrant Few of Mycenaean Pylos is presented by Dr. Mary Jane Cuyler, MF Norwegian School of Theology, Religion and Society, Oslo, Norway

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Time and place: Dec. 11, 2020 3:00 PM4:15 PM, Zoom-seminar

Ancient Attraction is a Digital Lecture Series on Beauty, Attractiveness and Sex Appeal in the Ancient Mediterranean World

The lecture: Colourful Beauties: What the polychromy of funerary portraits can reveal about dress and appearance in ancient Palmyra is presented by Dr. Cecilie Brøns, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen, Denmark

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Time and place: Nov. 13, 2020 3:00 PM4:15 PM, Zoom-seminar

Ancient Attraction is a Digital Lecture Series on Beauty, Attractiveness and Sex Appeal in the Ancient Mediterranean World

The lecture: Masculinity and beauty in Mesopotamia is presented by Dr. Omar N’Shea, Senior Lecturer, University of Malta

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Time and place: Oct. 23, 2020 3:00 PM4:15 PM, Zoom-seminar

Ancient Attraction is a Digital Lecture Series on Beauty, Attractiveness and Sex Appeal in the Ancient Mediterranean World

The lecture: Gender and Beauty in the Hebrew Bible is presented by Dr. Hanna Tervanotko, McMaster University, Canada

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Time and place: Oct. 9, 2020 3:00 PM4:15 PM, Zoom-seminar

Ancient Attraction is a Digital Lecture Series on Beauty, Attractiveness and Sex Appeal in the Ancient Mediterranean World.

The lecture: Goddesses as Exemplars for the Beauty and Power of Neo-Assyrian Queens is presented by Dr. Amy Gansell, St. John’s University, New York City, USA

The Garden of Eden with the Creation of Eve. Painting by Jan Brueghel the Younger
Time and place: Sep. 1, 2020 3:00 PM5:30 PM, Zoom-seminar

In the scriptural traditions of the three ‘Abrahamic’ religions, Judaism, Christianity and Islam, nature is created by God. Nature as divine creation and human beings’ use and maintenance of it have played an important role in these three religious traditions from ancient times until today, and it has impacted the theological and ethical thinking, and religious practice of these three monotheistic religions.

Adam og Eva i paradis. Maleri av Jan Brueghel de Oude
Time and place: May 12, 2020 4:00 PM6:00 PM, Zoom-seminar

In the scriptural traditions of the three ‘Abrahamic’ religions, Judaism, Christianity and Islam, nature is created by God. Nature as divine creation and human beings’ use and maintenance of it have played an important role in these three religious traditions from ancient times until today, and it has impacted the theological and ethical thinking, and religious practice of these three monotheistic religions.

Christoph W. Stenschke. Photo
Time and place: Feb. 12, 2020 3:00 PM4:30 PM, Domus Theologica, U214

Welcome to this open guest lecture with Professor Christoph W. Stenschke, University of South Africa

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Time and place: Nov. 8, 2019 10:00 AM12:00 PM, Domus Theologica, U305

A circumcised male Jew seeking to evade capture and death in Nazi-occupied Europe by concealing his identity faced an ever-present threat. The scholarly literature on Jews in hiding, however, only makes passing mention of the threat posed by the uncovered circumcised penis.