The Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at Hellenic College Holy Cross in Brookline, MA, is pleased to announce the first lecture in its 2017–2018 lecture series:
Thursday, October 12, 2017, 6:15–7:45 pm
Harvard Faculty Club, 20 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
Death and the Fate of the Soul in Byzantium: Theologies, Liturgies, Images
Vasileios Marinis, Yale University
Vasileios Marinis investigates what the Byzantines believe happened to the soul after death and until the final resurrection and Last Judgment using liturgical, theological, literary, and material evidence.
Mary Jaharis Center lectures are co-sponsored by Harvard University Standing Committee on Medieval Studies.