Online: Free Community Seminar Series: The Ancient City
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Date & Time
Thu, Oct 14 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
1129 Maricopa Highway #156
Free Online Community Seminar Series
The Ancient City: A Study of the Religion, Laws, and Institutions of Greece and Rome by Fustel de Coulanges
Thursday, October 14, 2021
The Ancient City (La Cité antique), published in 1864, is the most famous book of the French historian Numa Denis Fustel de Coulanges. Based on texts of ancient historians and poets, the author investigates the origins of the most archaic institutions of Greek and Roman society. He warns of the error that lies in examining the habits of ancient people with reference to those of today when it is necessary to avoid our biases and study ancient peoples in the light of the facts. Please join us as we explore this thought-provoking work through semi-monthly lunchtime meetings.
The October 14 reading is –
Book Four – The Revolutions: Chapters 8-11
12:00 – 1:30PM PDT
Online. Register to receive the link.