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 here:
Marathon2500 is the Reading Odyssey’s yearlong commemoration of the 2,500-year anniversary of The Battle of Marathon. Chaired by Professor Paul Cartledge, A.G. Leventis Chair of Greek Culture at Cambridge University, Marathon2500 is the leading global event focused on this important milestone. The program includes 8 global lectures from leading scholars, free phone/web-based Herodotus reading groups and participant groups from around the world.