Alexandria and Rome, 1982

by: Roger Weir

Alexandria and Rome
14 of 14 presentations available
Thursdays, Jul 1, 1982 to Sep 30, 1982



  • Ptolemy and Manetho @ Jul 01
    The Beginnings of Alexandria. Egyptian and Greek Origins, and the Tetrabiblos
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  • Callimachus and Plautus @ Jul 08
    Alexandrine Literature, Roman Drama, and Greek Synthesis and Imitation
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  • Hannibal and Scipio Africanus @ Jul 15
    The Punic Wars, Roman Character, and Soldier Priests
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  • Cicero and Lucretius @ Jul 22
    Metropolitan Consolidation of the Roman Mind
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  • Cleopatra and Caesar @ Jul 29
    Alexandria and Rome Wed Their Traditions
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  • Philo and Augustus @ Aug 05
    The Civilization at Its Apex
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  • Virgil @ Aug 12
    The Epic Poet of the Civilization
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  • Ovid and Horace @ Aug 19
    Prize Literature in Roman Life: The Metamorphoses, Odes, and Satires
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  • Tacitus and Plutarch @ Aug 26
    Histories, Annals, Germanica, and the Reigns of Nero and the Other Caesars
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  • Trajan and Hadrian @ Sep 02
    The Pax Romanum as Its Greatest Extent
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  • Origen and Clement @ Sep 09
    Alexandrian Christianity
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  • Hermes Trismegistus and Hypatia @ Sep 16
    The Mystical Philosophy of Alexandria
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  • Marcus Aurelius and Plotinus @ Sep 23
    Roman Stoicism and Alexandrian Esotericism
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  • Constantine @ Sep 30
    The End of the Age, Founding Byzantium, and the Synthesis of Alexandria and Rome
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