skip to primary navigationskip to content
 

A Journey to the End of the Earth and the Bottom of the Sea

Discover the world of the 'Alexander Romance' with Dr Patrick James
When Oct 20, 2016
from 01:15 PM to 02:00 PM
Where Faculty of Classics, Room G.19
Contact Name
Contact Phone +44 (0)1223 330402
Add event to calendar vCal
iCal

Join Patrick James on a journey through the 'Alexander Romance', a fantastical account of the adventures of Alexander the Great, which take him from Greece, through the Middle East and Central Asia, to India and, even, to China. Discover just how well travelled the 'Romance' is, as one of the most widely translated and adapted texts from Antiquity, with versions not only in Latin and Greek but also Armenian, Syriac, Persian, German, English, and even Mongolian!

For adults. Free.

Prebook: https://alexanderromance.eventbrite.co.uk

 

This event is part of the University of Cambridge's Festival of Ideas. For more events across the city, check out: http://www.festivalofideas.cam.ac.uk.

RSS Feed Latest news

Faculty Archivist (part-time)

Oct 10, 2017

The Faculty wishes to recruit a part-time Archivist who will be responsible for the management and care of its archive collections

Kenyon Medal awarded to Joyce Reynolds

Sep 28, 2017

The Kenyon Medal in 2017 has been awarded to Joyce Reynolds FBA for her lifetime's contribution to the research and study of Roman epigraphy.

Postgraduate Open Day Saturday 18 November 2017

Sep 22, 2017

Details of the 2017 Faculty of Classics Postgraduate Open Day are now available online:

Major archaeological discovery near Orchomenos in Boeotia, central Greece

Sep 12, 2017

The Times newspaper reports on excavations this summer at Prosilio near Orchomenos in Boeotia, central Greece, conducted by the Ministry of Culture & Sports of Greece/Ephorate of Antiquities of Boeotia and of the British School at Athens/University of Cambridge

View all news