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Nov 13, 2019

"'Healing-place for the Soul': Diodorus, Egyptian Libraries, and Renaissance Reception," a talk by Mark Roblee, Visiting Lecturer, History Department, UMass Amherst

650 East Pleasant St. Amherst, MA
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

In his 3rd-century BCE account of ancient Egypt, Bibliotheca Historica, Diodorus of Sicily describes a section of the Theban mortuary temple complex known as the Ramesseum: “Next comes the sacred...