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2018 Khalkeia: Artisanry

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Look at these beautiful examples of craft and artisanry from the private collection of Gitana, Epistates of Hellenion! First, a miniature shyphos (drinking cup) recovered from an archaeological dig. Unknown provenance. Fair condition. Currently on the Epistates’s shrine.

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2018 Khalkeia: Worry Beads

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“The History and How to of Komboloi aka Greek Worry Beads“, an article from the Greek Reporter, discusses the history and use of komboloi, Greek worry beads. The modern Greek word komboloi derives from kombos (knot) and logio (collection) or the verb leo (say). It is said that it is short for the phrase “in […]

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2018 Khalkeia: Spinning and Weaving

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“Spinning and Weaving in Ancient Greece“, an essay from the Women in Antiquity blog, discusses spinning and weaving in ancient Greece, and how important those were to women’s daily lives. Representations of women, weaving, and spinning, in myths and oral storytelling are particularly interesting because of the potential link between myth and female storytelling. Women, […]

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2018 Khalkeia: Pottery Making

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“Making Greek Pottery“, a video from the Getty Museum, describes the ancient Greek process of making vases. You can learn more about the process at ancient.eu and find a modern artist at work with these techniques at Sifoutv Pottery’s Youtube channel.

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2018 Khalkeia: Zoom Ritual

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Alexeigynaix of Hellenion is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Together we shall celebrate Khalkeia with offerings and praise to Athena, Hephaistos, and the Mousai. Topic: 2018 Khalkeia Rite Time: Nov 8, 2018 10:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/281393001 Or iPhone one-tap : US: […]