Wondrous Antiquities: The Histories of Herodotus

Nicholson Museum Course in a Day
Saturday, 12 September 2009

10am to 4.30pm, Nicholson Museum,
Quadrangle, University of Sydney

Five lectures from leading University of Sydney scholars; Alastair Blanshard, Julia Kindt, Frances Muecke, Hyun Jin Kim and Michael Turner. The aim is to give a better understanding of the extraordinary work that is the Histories of Herodotus. The day will include a showing of one of the best known Herodotus moments in modern culture – the Gyges/Candaules passage from the film The English Patient.

Cost: $100. Full information about the day is attached. HERODOTUS
Booking: 02 9351 2812 or m dot turner at usyd dot edu dot au




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