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Dell lectures on ancient Greek matriarchal culture

Jan 31, 2020
Bull-leaping fresco from the east wing of the palace of Knossos, Crete (Heraklion Museum).

Rockland — Art historian and museum educator Roger Dell will present an illustrated lecture on the art and religion of the Minoans titled "How the Matriarchal Minoans Began Western Civilization; And Why They Disappeared," on Thursday, Feb. 13, at 2 p.m. at the Strand Theatre, 345 Main St.

The Minoans were a prosperous, seafaring, matriarchal culture that thrived 3,500 years ago on the Greek Islands. Many scholars believe this highly advanced society to be the source of the myth of Plato’s Atlantis.

Dell has written a historical novel, "Kalliste," which recreates the world of the Minoans. After the lecture, the book will be on sale and the author will sign copies.

Admission is by donation; proceeds support the non-profit Strand Theatre. For more information, visit RocklandStrand.com, call 594-0070 or email info@rocklandstrand.com.

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