The Sounds of the Beyond: The Mysteries of Ancient Greek and Roman Music (Strasburgo, 29 Giugno-1 Luglio, 2020)

Although the etymology of mystêrion is not entirely clear, scholars have traditionally thought it to be derived from the Greek μύω, meaning “to close” or “to shut.” The word may thus refer to shutting not only the eyes (during the initiation ritual), but also the mouth, since initiates were not … Leggi tutto The Sounds of the Beyond: The Mysteries of Ancient Greek and Roman Music (Strasburgo, 29 Giugno-1 Luglio, 2020)