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Podcast of Professor Victor Davis Hanson's lecture

We had a wonderful lecture yesterday by Professor Victor Davis Hanson, "Life of a Soldier: Persian and Greek." 

This was the third lecture of our yearlong commemoration of the 2,500-year anniversary of the Battle of Marathon.

You can listen to the podcast of Professor Hanson's lecture here:

Note: if you want to download the lecture to your iPod (or other device), then right click on the link above to download it.




Next Marathon2500 lecture: Victor Davis Hanson "Life of a Soldier"

The third - and next - Marathon2500 lecture is with Professor Victor Davis Hanson.

Wednesday, November 10 2010 
1:00 PM ET/ 10:00 AM PT (90 minute lecture and Q&A)

Victor Davis Hanson is the Martin and Illie Anderson Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution. He is a classicist and an expert on the history of war. A regular contributor to National Review Online and many other national and international publications, he has written or edited sixteen books, including the New York Times bestseller Carnage and Culture: Landmark Battles in the Rise of Western Power. His most recent book is A War Like No Other: How the Athenians and Spartans Fought the Peloponnesian War. He was awarded a National Humanities Medal by President Bush in 2007.

Location: Teleconference from anywhere in the world
Free registration:


Podcast for Professor Peter Krentz' lecture

Professor Peter Krentz' lecture, "The Battle Itself", for Marathon2500 is now available to listen to online or to download as a podcast.

Click here to download and listen to this terrific lecture!

Thanks, Phil 


Tech test complete for Lecture 2 at Georgetown

We just completed the tech test for Marathon2500 lecture number 2 - "The Battle Itself" - tonight at Georgetown University. 

Hundreds of people from Israel to Italy, Oxford and across North America will be joining us live.

You can ask questions and participate no matter where you live. Free info and free registration here:



Marathon2500 lecture 2 tonight - Professor Peter Krentz

Tonight, Tuesday, October 12 at 7pm ET we host the second Marathon2500 lecture, "The Battle Itself", by Professor Peter Krentz, author of the recently published, Battle of Marathon.

Register here to attend at Georgetown or via webinar from anywhere in the world.

Co-sponsored by The Embassy of Greece and Georgetown University, Modern Greek Language Program, Department of Classics (and all of our other wonderful sponsors including Citrix Online), I recommend those attending live to arrive early (say 6:45 or so) to get a good seat. And for those attending via the webinar, people are logging in from around the world.

I hope you can join us!

Thanks - Phil 

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