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Paul Cartledge “The Context and Meaning of the Battle of Marathon – Why We Have Been Celebrating the 2,500 Year Anniversary of the Battle of Marathon” – Marathon2500 Lecture #9

Professor Paul Cartledge, A.G. Leventis Professor Greek Culture, Cambridge University and Hellenic Parliament Global Distinguished Professor in the History and Theory of Democracy at New York University, delivered on September 21, 2011 in front of… Continue reading

25. September 2011 by Phil Terry
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Final Marathon2500 Lecture

Wednesday, September 21, 20111:00 PM New York Time (Brief lecture and then Q&A with listeners from all over the world)Speaker: PAUL CARTLEDGE Register free here:http://marathon2500-9.eventbrite.com/ Paul Cartledge, Hellenic Parliament Global Disti… Continue reading

21. September 2011 by Phil Terry
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Dean Karnazes: Marathon and the Moderns – Marathon2500 Lecture #5

Dean Karnazes, an internationally recognized endurance athlete and bestselling author, delivered a wonderful lecture, “Marathon and the Moderns”, with Marathon2500 Chairman Professor Paul Cartledge, February 9, 2011 via webinar. Dean’s most recent… Continue reading

11. August 2011 by Phil Terry
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John Marincola “Epilogue: What Happened After the Battle of Marathon” – Marathon2500 Lecture #8

Professor John Marincola, the Leon Golden Professor of Classics at Florida State University, delivered on June 8, 2011 Marathon2500 Lecture #*, “Epilogue: What happened after the Battle of Marathon”, to the Reading Odyssey’s global remote lecture … Continue reading

09. June 2011 by Phil Terry
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Robert Strassler’s “Herodotus and the Invention of History” discussion for Marathon2500

Robert Strassler, independent scholar, gave a wonderful discussion with moderator Professor Paul Cartledge, chairman of Marathon2500, on the topic of “Herodotus and the Invention of History.” You can listen to on the web or download the podcast he… Continue reading

30. May 2011 by Phil Terry
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Professor Thomas Scanlon’s “Sports & War” presentation for Marathon2500

Professor Thomas Scanlon gave a wonderful lecture earlier this month for the Marathon2500 lecture series of the Reading Odyssey. His talk, “Sports and War”, can be listened to here: And here’s the presentation that accompanies the audio: E Continue reading

27. April 2011 by Phil Terry
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Marathon2500 holds fifth lecture: Marathon and the Moderns with Dean Karnazes

Marathon2500, a project of the Reading Odyssey, held its fifth lecture today, Marathon and the Moderns, featuring ultra-marathoner Dean Karnazes and Professor Paul Cartledge. As with all the Marathon2500 lectures, there’s a podcast available of th… Continue reading

09. February 2011 by Phil Terry
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Marathon2500 lecture #5 – Marathon and Moderns today at 1pm ET

Our next lecture – Marathon and Moderns – is with one of the top runners in the world, Dean Karnazes, and Professor Paul Cartledge, chairman of Marathon2500 and A.G. Leventis Chair of Greek Culture at Cambridge University. The call and webinar is … Continue reading

09. February 2011 by Phil Terry
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Professor Thomas Harrison: “The Persian Version” – Marathon2500 Lecture #4

Professor Thomas Harrison, The Rathbone Professor of Ancient History and Classical Archaeology at the University of Liverpool, delivered on January 18, 2011 the Marathon2500 Lecture #4: “The Persian Version: What did the Battle of Marathon look li… Continue reading

19. January 2011 by Phil Terry
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Victor Davis Hanson: “Life of a Soldier: Greek and Persian” – Marathon2500 Lecture #3

Professor Victor Davis Hason, Martin and Illie Anderson Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, delivered a wonderful lecture, “Life of a Soldier: Greek and Persian”, for the Reading Odyssey’s Marathon2500 lecture series, Wednesday, November 10, … Continue reading

11. November 2010 by Phil Terry
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