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Paul Cartledge "The Context and Meaning of the Battle of Marathon – Why We Have Been Celebrating the 2,500 Year Anniversary of the Battle of Marathon" – Marathon2500 Lecture #9

Professor Paul Cartledge, A.G. Leventis Professor Greek Culture, Cambridge University and Hellenic Parliament Global Distinguished Professor in the History and Theory of Democracy at New York University, delivered on September 21, 2011 in front of… Continue reading

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Final Marathon2500 Lecture

Wednesday, September 21, 20111:00 PM New York Time (Brief lecture and then Q&A with listeners from all over the world)Speaker: PAUL CARTLEDGE Register free here:http://marathon2500-9.eventbrite.com/ Paul Cartledge, Hellenic Parliament Global Disti… Continue reading

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Dean Karnazes: Marathon and the Moderns – Marathon2500 Lecture #5

Dean Karnazes, an internationally recognized endurance athlete and bestselling author, delivered a wonderful lecture, “Marathon and the Moderns”, with Marathon2500 Chairman Professor Paul Cartledge, February 9, 2011 via webinar. Dean’s most recent… Continue reading

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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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‘The most thrilling volume’

The Landmark Arrian – The Campaigns of Alexander, just received a most positive review in the Sunday New York Times Book Review. “The Landmark Arrian” the most thrilling volume in this fine series. Edited by Reading Odyssey friend, Professor James… Continue reading

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Marathon2500 lecture #5 – Marathon and Moderns today at 1pm ET

Our next lecture – Marathon and Moderns – is with one of the top runners in the world, Dean Karnazes, and Professor Paul Cartledge, chairman of Marathon2500 and A.G. Leventis Chair of Greek Culture at Cambridge University. The call and webinar is … Continue reading

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