2,500 year anniversary of Marathon is here
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 10:10AM

After a year of lectures and Herodotus reading groups, the day has arrived: the actual 2,500 year anniversary of the Battle of Marathon. Please join us for our final webinar, today, Wednesday, September 21, 2011:

The Context and Meaning of the Battle of Marathon: Why we have been celebrating the 2,500 year anniversary


Register free here for this webinar today, Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 1pm New York time: http://marathon2500-9.eventbrite.com/

Toll-free phone numbers from most countries will be made availble to all registrants.

Scholars participating in today's webinar include:

- Professor Paul Cartledge, A.G. Leventis Chair of Greek Culture, Cambridge University
- John Marincola, Leon Golden Professor of Classics, Florida State University
- James Romm, James H. Ottaway Jr. Professor of Classics, Bard College
- Robert Strassler, Independent scholar and businessman; founder and editor of the Landmark series - Herodotus, Thucydides, Xenophon's Hellenika, Arrian and forthcoming titles

And many scholars have sent in their comments about the significance of Marathon. 

Join us!

- Phil 

Founder, Reading Odyssey
Director, Marathon2500 

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