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Celebrating Cambridge Classics

last modified Sep 19, 2016 09:29 AM
Tim Whitmarsh, A. G. Leventis Professor of Greek Culture, will deliver his Inaugural Lecture, “Oedipus the Atheist”, on Friday 14 October at 5pm in the Little Hall, Sidgwick Site. This begins a weekend of Classics celebrations including the Greek Play and a Symposium on Greek Drama at Newnham College.

Prof. Whitmarsh's lecture, “Oedipus the Atheist”, will explore the role of religion in the literature of pre-Christian antiquity, how Greek drama speaks to us today, and the challenges faced by Classics in the twenty-first century.

The event is free of charge but please RSVP online to allow us to manage numbers at


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