Thucydides

Online Open House | Disease and Social Order: The Plague Narratives of Thucydides and Lucretius, with Robert Cioffi

We were excited to welcome Robert Cioffi of Bard College for an Online Open House. The title of the discussion is "Disease and Social Order: The Plague Narratives of Thucydides and Lucretius". The discussion took place on Thursday, April 2 at 11:00 a.m. EDT, and as live-streamed on the Center for Hellenic Studies YouTube channel and recorded. Read more

Book Club | November 2016: Thucydides

Welcome to the November session of the Book Club! This month we will be reading selections from Thucydides History of the Peloponnesian War: Books 1 and 2. You can find the text for free online in translations by Benjamin Jowett, Thomas Hobbes, and Richard Crawley. Participants can start and continue the conversation in the forum, and we will meet via Google+ Hangout on Tuesday November 29 at 11 a.m. EST. Read more