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We have a new reading groups starting in April, 2020! Hope you can join us.

Seneca: Reading Odyssey 2020 – Come join us for our reading group to discuss Lucius Annaeus Seneca’s Letters on Ethics this April, 2020. You can register for this reading group here. 

27. February 2020 by Arrian
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Herodotus – Book 4

We had a great call to discuss Book 4 of Herodotus on Tuesday, May 19.

You can listen to the call here.

Thanks,

Kristen

20. May 2020 by Kristen Kmiec
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Seneca – Books 1 & 2

Hi Everyone,

We had a great first call for our 2020 Seneca reading group!

You can listen to the discussion here

Thanks,

Kristen

15. May 2020 by Kristen Kmiec
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Herodotus – Book 3

We had a great call to discuss Book 3 of Herodotus on Tuesday, April 21!

You can listen to the call here.

Thanks,

Kristen

05. May 2020 by Kristen Kmiec
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Herodotus – Book 2

We had a great call to discuss Book 2 of Herodotus on Tuesday, March 24!

You can listen to the call here.

Thanks,

Kristen

04. April 2020 by Kristen Kmiec
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Herodotus – Book 1

We had a great first call for our Herodotus 2020 reading group!

You can listen to the recording here.

Thanks,

Kristen

26. February 2020 by Kristen Kmiec
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Seneca Books 8-14

Hi Everyone,

We had a great call to discuss Seneca Books 8-14.

You can listen to the recording here.

Thanks,

Kristen

13. November 2019 by Kristen Kmiec
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Seneca – Books 3-7

We had a great Seneca reading group on Tuesday, October 15th!

You can listen to the recording here.

Thanks,

Kristen

16. October 2019 by Kristen Kmiec
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Cicero, De Officiis – Introduction and Book I

Hi Everyone,

We had a great call for our first Cicero reading group!

You can listen to the call here. 

Thanks,

Kristen

06. February 2019 by Kristen Kmiec
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Robert Strassler & Kurt Raaflaub: “The Landmark Julius Caesar” | Talks at Google

In January, 2018 the Reading Odyssey was proud to partner with Google to bring Robert Strassler and Kurt Raaflaub in to host one of the “Talks at Google”. They discussed their then newly released Julius Caesar Landmark series. You can see more info and watch the video below.

The Landmark series has disrupted the publishing world by transforming important ancient texts and making them far more accessible to a modern audience. After a decade of work by top Caesar scholars in the world, the Landmark Julius Caesar has been published. Listen to Kurt A. Raaflaub, Professor Emeritus of Classics at Brown University, and Robert Strassler, Founder & Editor of Landmark books, discuss what makes this edition and Julius Caesar so unique.

06. December 2018 by Kristen Kmiec
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