Calendar of EventsHumanities for Everyone
- This event has passed.
Empire and Aftermath in Classical Greece
January 3, 2018
First Congregational Church of Manchester
The ancient Greek world produced two great imperial powers: Sparta and Athens. Middlebury Professor of Classics Jane Chaplin considers the different political systems of the two states, what kind of imperialism they practiced, what happened when their empires ended, and whether their experience has any relevance for us.
For more information
- “Athens or Sparta: Is America Ready to Rethink That One?” Huffington Post, 3/20/2017
- Athens and Sparta pages at Britannica.com