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Audio event on the ninth episode of the science podcast "Hinter den Dinge" (Behind the Things) A cooperation between the antique collection in the Altes Museum and the Collaborative Research Center "Episteme in Motion".

The new episode of the podcast "Hinter den Dinge" entitled "The head birth of Athena, or: How the Greek world of gods came about" begins in front of an amphora from the Berlin Antiquities Collection, the artistic painting of which shows Athena emerging from the head of Zeus .

Together with Nina Zimmermann-Elseify, the curator of the Greek vases in the antique collection, the Greek scholar Christian Vogel and the classical philologist Gyburg Uhlmann, she follows the routes of the Athenian vase export and the motif of the head birth to one of the first works of European literature, the Theogony of Hesiod. And she explores who the goddess Athena actually is and what role she plays in establishing and consolidating the rule of Zeus.

During the listening event you can stroll through the exhibition with the podcast episode in your ears, meet Athena face to face or simply enjoy the atmosphere in the evening museum.

To participate in the event, register.

Admission free.

Admission: 6.30 p.m. – 7.15 p.m

Audio guides and headphones are distributed on site.

"The Headbirth of Athena, or: How the Greek World of Gods Came into Being" is the ninth episode of the science podcast Behind Things. 5000 years of history of knowledge to take away and listen to, which is published by the Collaborative Research Center Episteme in Motion at the Free University of Berlin.

The podcast is created in cooperation with the National Museums in Berlin. Deutschlandfunk Kultur is a media partner.
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