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Alexander the Great in the Olympic Games: The Value of Historical Fiction Online Registration
In anticipation of the celebration of the 2020 Olympics this summer in Tokyo, Eyal Meyer, a Postdoctoral Fellow in History at the University of Haifa in Israel, will speak to Prof. Jane Sancinito's "Western Civilization I" students on March 5, from 10-11 a.m. EST, about "Alexander the Great in the Olympic Games: The Value of Historical Fiction." He will be using the "Alexander Romance," a largely fictional biography of the historical king and general, as a means to explore why the Olympics had, and continue to have, such significance world-wide. Although this presentation will take place during a "Western Civilization I" class, it is open to all others who would like to attend.
For questions, please contact Prof. Jane Sancinito via email at Jane_Sancinito@uml.edu.
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