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John Marincola "Epilogue: What Happened After the Battle of Marathon" – Marathon2500 Lecture #8

Professor John Marincola, the Leon Golden Professor of Classics at Florida State University, delivered on June 8, 2011 Marathon2500 Lecture #*, “Epilogue: What happened after the Battle of Marathon”, to the Reading Odyssey’s global remote lecture … Continue reading

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Robert Strassler’s "Herodotus and the Invention of History" discussion for Marathon2500

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 he… 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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Herodotus Book 7 Reader Call, March 7, 2011

Here is the recording of tonight’s Herodotus Book 7 discussion, moderated by Bruce Upbin. Please feel free to download it and listen to it at your own leisure. Continue reading

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Herodotus Book 7 tonight

The Reading Odyssey’s global Herodotus groups meet tonight via conference call to discuss Book 7. Discussion & Study Guide Questions Question #1 The decision for the Persians to invade Greece is a highly significant one. Starting in Book 7, chapte… Continue reading

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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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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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