Professor Paul Cartledge, Chairman of Marathon2500, A.G. Leventis Chair of Greek Culture, Cambridge

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Welcome to the Marathon 2500 Project!

Marathon2500 Anniversary Celebration

Registration is open for Marathon2500, the celebration of the 2,500 year anniversary of the Battle of Marathon. The Reading Odyssey's Marathon2500 features free 8-part web/phone-based lecture series and multiple sections of Herodotus (phone/web-based reading groups). 

- Kickoff lecture with Professor Paul Cartledge
Tuesday, September 28 at 6pm ET 
Live via web/phone or at NYU Center for Ancient Studies
Free registration and info

- Lecture #2 with Professor Peter Krentz
Tuesday, October 12 aat 4pm ET 
Live via web/phone 
Free registration and info

- Herodotus reading groups
Free registration and information

More lecture links coming soon.

Spring 2010 events/reading groups in process:
Shakespeare In the Spring (Hamlet, King Lear, Twelfth Night)
Xenophon's Hellenika 

Archives of past reading groups

Aeschylus Aristotle Darwin Homer Herodotus Old Testament  
Plato Thucydides Team of Rivals Seeking Wisdom