Monthly Archives: April 2011

Arrian Book I Discussion Questions

1. In the Editor’s Preface (p. xxxiv), James Romm quotes P. A. Brunt’s assessment of Arrian: “He was a simple, honest soul, but no historian.” After reading Arrian’s preface on p. 3, what is your first impression? What do we consider to be an hist… Continue reading

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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

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Arrian Reading Group Introductory Call

Dear Arrian readers of Alexander’s Campaigns, You can listen to tonight’s call right here or you can download it as a podcast to your mp3 player. I enjoyed “meeting” you all tonight and look forward to discussing Book I on our next call. Sincerely… Continue reading

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Slow Art Day 2011 resources

Slow Art Day 2011 host manual Name badge template and separate image Here’s the name badge template that I use in Ashland, Oregon for our Slow Art Day. I have attached a Word label template as well as a .png file. This template works with Avery 58… Continue reading

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Herodotus Books 8 & 9 Conference Call

Here is the audio recording for the Herodotus Books 8 & 9 conference call moderated by Andre Stipanovic. Listen online or download the mp3 file and listen to it as a podcast on your ipod. Many thanks to all of our reading group members for making … Continue reading

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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

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