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Final Herodotus Session with Professor Paul Cartledge!

We held our final 2014-2015 Herodotus reading group session on Wednesday, March 18 at 7pm. We were very excited to have Professor Paul Cartledge, A.G. Leventis Professor at Cambridge University, one of the most distinguished classicists living today join us for our … Continue reading

19. March 2015 by Kristen Kmiec
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Herodotus Salon

On May 14 2014, the Reading Odyssey hosted a conversation with two of our Board members, Professors Paul Cartledge, A.G. Leventis Professor at Cambridge University, and James Romm, Director of Classical Studies Program at Bard College, about the wonderful Herodotus.  They were each … Continue reading

29. May 2014 by Kristen Kmiec
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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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Herodotus Books 8 & 9 Call Recording [Bruce’s Group]

Thanks to my entire Reading Odyssey group for concluding our Herodotus “campaign” on a terrific final note tonight. Here is the audio recording of our discussion (for posterity!). I hope to hear from you all again soon on the next set of book grou… Continue reading

05. April 2011 by Arrian
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Herodotus Book 7 Reader Call, March 7, 2011

Here is the recording of tonight’s Herodotus Book 7 discussion, moderated by Bruce Upbin. Please feel free to download it and listen to it at your own leisure. Continue reading

08. March 2011 by Arrian
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Herodotus Book 7 tonight

The Reading Odyssey’s global Herodotus groups meet tonight via conference call to discuss Book 7. Discussion & Study Guide Questions Question #1 The decision for the Persians to invade Greece is a highly significant one. Starting in Book 7, chapte… Continue reading

07. March 2011 by Phil Terry
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The Landmark Series has a new web site

The Landmark Series is the most accessible and detailed set of classics editions ever published of the great works of Thucydides, Herodotus, Arrian and Xenophon. The series editor Bob Strassler is a board member of the Reading Odyssey. The Landmar… Continue reading

30. December 2010 by Arrian
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Herodotus Books 2 & 3 Conference Call (Bruce’s Group)

Here’s the audio recording for the Herodotus Books 2 & 3 call for Bruce’s group. Listen online or download the mp3 file and listen to it as a podcast on your iPod (or Zune!). Continue reading

07. December 2010 by Arrian
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Herodotus Book One Reader Call, 11/17/10 (Bruce’s group)

Dear fellow readers, Thanks for your participation and questions last night during our discussion of Book I. It was a great call, I thought, and we learned a lot from each other about the roles of fate and prophecy in the stories of Croesus, the M… Continue reading

18. November 2010 by Arrian
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