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05. December 2017 by Arrian
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Julius Caesar

Landmark Caesar (phone-based – begins February 2018)

Come time travel with the Reading Odyssey to ancient Rome – the decline of the Roman Republic and the rise of Caesar. Caesar was one of history’s great populists (a ‘populare’ in Latin) – and with the rise of populism around the world today his writings have become even more relevant.

We’ll be reading together a selection of Caesar’s writings from the wonderful recently issued Landmark Caesar (published after a decade of work by leading scholars).

And – as always – we’ll have the scholars involved join us in some of our conversations.

Click here to register: https://Caesar2018.Eventbrite.com

See our search and tags to the right for more information on previous books from Aristotle to Darwin and Shakespeare.

05. December 2017 by Arrian
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Greek Plays – Electra

Hi Everyone,

On August 15, 2017 we held our last Greek Plays discussion group. On this call we talked about both Sophocles’ and Euripides’ versions of “Electra”.

You can listen to our discsussion here:

 

Thanks!

Kristen

16. August 2017 by Kristen Kmiec
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Greek Plays – ”Antigone”

Hi Everyone,

We had another great call in our Greek Plays series. For this month’s call, we discussed “Antigone”.

Professor Paul Cartledge was also gracious enough to join us and we had a great discussion.

You can listen here:

 

Thanks!

Kristen

12. July 2017 by Kristen Kmiec
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Greek Plays – ”Oedipus the King”

Hi Everyone,

We had a great call on June 6, 2017 to discuss ”Oedipus the King” for our Greek Plays reading group.

You can listen to the discussion here:

 

Thanks!

Kristen

07. June 2017 by Kristen Kmiec
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Greek Plays – “The Oresteia: Eumenides”

Hi Everyone,

We had another great call in our Greek Plays series. This time we discussed “The Oresteia: Eumenides”.

Sarah Ruden was once again gracious enough to join our discussion!

You can listen here:

 

Thanks,

Kristen

17. May 2017 by Kristen Kmiec
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Greek Plays – “The Oresteia: Libation Bearers”

Hi Everyone,

We had a great call to discuss “The Oresteia: Libation Bearers” on April 11, 2017!

You can listen to the call here:

 

Thanks,

Kristen

12. April 2017 by Kristen Kmiec
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Greek Plays – “The Oresteia: Agamemnon”

Hi Everyone,

We had a great call on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 to discuss “The Oresteia: Agamemnon”.

A special thanks goes out to award-winning journalist, translator and poet Sarah Ruden who joined us for our discussion!

You can listen to the call here:

 

Thanks,

Kristen

15. March 2017 by Kristen Kmiec
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Greek Plays 2017

Hi Everyone,

We had a great discussion during our first Greek Plays reading group held on Tuesday, February 7th, 2017.  A special thanks to Professor James Romm of Bard College who is behind this new set of translations and joined us for our first call.

You can listen to the discussion here:

 

Thanks!

Kristen

08. February 2017 by Kristen Kmiec
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Ovid Metamorphoses – Books IX – XI (Hercules, Orpheus cycles) and XII – XIII (Trojan War cycle)

Hi Everyone,

We held our Ovid reading group on Tuesday, October 18 and had a great discussion on books IX – XI (Hercules, Orpheus cycles) and XII – XIII (Trojan War cycle)

You can listen to the call here:

 

Thanks,

Millie

04. November 2016 by Millie Cave
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