Athens, Rome and the Birth of the USA

Code: LH42811

Dates: April 18 - May 23, 2024

Meets: 6:45 PM to 8:15 PM

Sessions: 5

Location: Creutzburg Center 201

Course Fee: $89.00

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The leaders of our country’s founding took inspiration from ancient Greece and Rome as they tried to create a Constitution that would stand the test of time. Read what they were reading, including ancient philosophers like Aristotle, speeches of leaders like Pericles and Cicero and stories about famous characters like Julius Caesar and Brutus. Read what America’s founders said about Greece and Rome, and think about how (or whether) ancient ideas can help us today.
Fee: $89.00
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Creutzburg Center 201

260 Gulph Creek Road
(in Harford Park)
Radnor, PA 19087
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Joanna Kenty

Joanna Kenty earned her PhD in Classical Studies from the University of Pennsylvania in 2014 and taught in higher ed programs around the world until 2020, when she shifted gears to work in civic education and curriculum design for The Citizens Campaign. Her book Cicero's Political Personae was published by Cambridge University Press in 2020, and she wrote essays for Eidolon and Medium on topics related to inclusive teaching, connecting ancient and modern ideas, and political rhetoric.



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