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Talk: Why Ancient Rome Matters

  • Embassy of Italy 3000 Whitehaven Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20008 United States (map)
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A TALK WITH PROFESSOR MARY BEARD
University of Cambridge

The Embassy of Italy and Italian Cultural Institute in Washington D.C., in collaboration with the American University of Rome, present a special evening with world renowned classicist Mary Beard. The historian and bestselling author of SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome, together with Richard Hodges, professor of Archaeology at the University of East Anglia, UK, will discuss why ancient Rome still matters to us in 2018 and what can we learn about ourselves and the U.S. by studying its extraordinary rise and fall.

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LOCATION 
Embassy of Italy
3000 Whitehaven Street NW 
Washingon, DC