War, Democracy and Empire: Ancient Greece and Modern America

Athens, in the 5th century BC, was a vital democracy and cultural center. It extended its influence throughout the Mediterranean world by war, acquiring an empire. And then its empire, and its vitality, and its democracy, came crashing down. This lecture will explore similarities between ancient Athens and modern America.

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  1. Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library
  2. (973)744-0500 x2224
  3. info@adultschool.org
Tue, November 12
7:00 pm — 9:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 11/12/2019 7:00pm 11/12/2019 9:00pm America/New_York War, Democracy and Empire: Ancient Greece and Modern America

Athens, in the 5th century BC, was a vital democracy and cultural center. It extended its influence throughout the Mediterranean world by war, acquiring an empire. And then its empire, and its vitality, and its democracy, came crashing down. This lecture will explore similarities between ancient Athens and modern America.

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library

50 South Fullerton Ave
Montclair, NJ 07042

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