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HYGIEIA. Health, Illness, Treatment from Homer to Galen
from 19/11/2014 until 31/5/2015

This exhibition will provide an overview of the evolution of ancient healing practices, examining the transition from magic-religious healing to rational, scientific medicine, covering the period from approximately 1200 BC to the 3rd century AD. Some 300 ancient artifacts from 41 Greek and European museums will be on display into the exhibition’s three thematic sections: Health, Illness and Treatment.

The Depiction of Death in the Work of El Greco
from 14/11/2014 until 8/2/2015

The central showpiece of this small tribute will be El Greco’s painting The Burial of Christ of the National Gallery of Athens. The painting will be accompanied by two Pieta (Lamentation). The first one belongs to the collection of the Hispanic Society of America and the second one to a private collection. Both works will be exhibited digitally in almost actual size.

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