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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
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Contact Phone +44 (0)1223 330402
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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.

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