Colloquium: Zoe Stamatopoulou, "Tyrants, Sages, and Dolphins: Herodotean Reception in Plutarch's Symposium of the Seven Sages"

October 5, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
101 Becker Communications Studies Building

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Please join us on Thursday, October 5 for our second Classics Colloquium of the Fall! Professor Zoe Stamatopoulou will be giving a talk titled Tyrants, Sages, and Dolphins: Herodotean Reception in Plutarch's Symposium of the Seven Sages at 5pm in 101 Becker Communications Studies Building. Professor Stamatopoulou is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Classics at Washington University in St. Louis.

Professor Stamatopoulou will examine the story of Arion in Plutarch's dialogue, focusing in particular on issues of truth, memory, and fictionality. She will contextualize this version within the complex reception of Herodotus in Plutarch's reconstruction of the Greek past.