Monthly Archives: December 2010

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

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Alexander the Great Discussion Series Part 3

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

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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

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Herodotus Books 4 & 5 Discussion Questions

Dear fellow Herodotus readers, I am thoroughly enjoying the accounts of Persian expansion and contact with the Greeks in Book 4. Book 5 has the special treat of describing the birth of democracy in Athens, somehow ironically nurtured in part by su… Continue reading

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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

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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

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Herodotus Books 2 & 3 Conference call (Andre’s group)

December 6, 2010 Here’s the audio recording for the Herodotus Books 2 & 3 call for Andre’s group. Listen online or download the mp3 file and listen to it as a podcast on your ipod. Continue reading

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