Monthly Archives: February 2006

A day at the opera – Lysistrata

Nancy Kopans, reading odyssey group member and opera fan, has suggested that we go to the Opera together to see Lysistrata – Aristpohanes’ third play in his “War and Peace” series set during the Peloponessian war. The women of Athens, led by Lysis… Continue reading

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Thucydides kickoff recording

Folks, The recording of our kickoff call on Thucydides is now available: Download Thucydides02-25-06-kickoff.m4a Continue reading

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Thucydides kickoff call

Thank you for the great call today to kickoff Thucydides. We touched on key themes concerning Herodotus and Thucydides, Thucydides historic method/bias/style, the relevance of Thucydides to America today, Iraq war, WW1, the Cold War, and the power… Continue reading

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Next book: Thucydides

I’m sorry it’s been so long since you have heard from me. In addition to the normal holiday madness, reading group co-founder (and my best friend), Pat, got married recently and I was his best man. Not only did Pat get married but he got married t… Continue reading

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