[PAST EVENT] Lecture: "Talking thalassocracy in 5th-century Athens: from Bacchylides' 17 to Euripides' Troades.

Tuesday, April 15th 2014
4:30pm
Andrews Hall, Room 101
605 Jamestown Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23185
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Professor Lucia Athanassaki is Professor of Classics at the University of Crete in Greece and is a well-known scholar in the field of in archaic and classical Greek poetry, with a series of books and articles on the various literary and cultural aspects in the work of prominent authors of this period, such as Pindar and Bacchylides, among others. Currently the focus of her research is on choral performance, its artistic context and its ideological and political agenda. She is interested in studying attitudes to art, lifestyle and leadership in the late 5th century as reflected in prose and Attic drama. Professor Athanassaki has generously offered to give a public lecture titled "Talking thalassocracy in 5th-century Athens: from Bacchylides' 17 to Euripides' Troades. This lecture is open to the public.
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