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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 … Continue reading

08. February 2017 by Kristen Kmiec
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The Music of the Proper Names in Homer – A Guide to Pronunication

James Romm, Professor of Classics at Bard College, friend and board member of Reading Odyssey, provides in this podcast a guide to prononuncation in Homer. This short podcast is intended for anyone reading Homer and especially for Reading Odyssey … Continue reading

27. December 2011 by Phil Terry
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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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‘The most thrilling volume’

The Landmark Arrian – The Campaigns of Alexander, just received a most positive review in the Sunday New York Times Book Review. “The Landmark Arrian” the most thrilling volume in this fine series. Edited by Reading Odyssey friend, Professor James… Continue reading

28. February 2011 by Phil Terry
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Alexander the Great Discussion Series Part 2

Interested in Alexander the Great? Join us for: – Weekly dialogue between historians Paul Cartledge (PC) and James Romm (JR)See below for the second dialogue (and check back here each week). First dialogue is here. – Arrian’s Alexander the Great -… Continue reading

17. December 2010 by Arrian
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Alexander the Great discussion series – part 1

Interested in Alexander the Great? Join us for: – Weekly dialogue between historians Paul Cartledge and James Romm See below for the first dialogue (and check back here each week) – Arrian’s Alexander the Great – In a New VoiceFree evening confere… Continue reading

09. December 2010 by Arrian
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