20 octobre 2016

Exhibition explores ancient origins of modern concept and organization of time in the Western world

Late Babylonian Cuneiform Tablet with Horoscope of Aristokrates, Uruk. Late 3rd century BCE. Clay. H. 6 cm; W. 4 cm. Yale Babylonian Collection, New Haven: MLC 2190 © Yale Babylonian Collection. NEW YORK, NY.- The ancient Greeks and Romans contributed more than any other past civilization to the rise of time’s dominion over individual and public life. Time and Cosmos in Greco-Roman Antiquity, on view at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, NYU, from October 19, 2016 through April 23, 2017, explores the... [Lire la suite]