The Marriage of the Aśvins

I’ve been working on a new idea concerning the Aśvins that I recently discussed at the Center. The Aśvins are the Indian divine twins usually thought to be cognate with the Greek Dioskouroi (both are pairs of horsemen descended from gods who are themselves cognate, i.e Zeus and Dyaus). There… Read more

Why Art and Religion?

I have been interested in ancient Greek religion for as long as I can remember. As an undergraduate Classics major at Davidson College it was my privilege to study with the late Stephen Lonsdale, himself a CHS fellow back in 1990. Dr Lonsdale and I shared many common interests –… Read more