Plato at Olympia

Nov 24, 2008

Presentation of the book by Stephen G. Miller on young Plato’s quest for an Olympic victory...

"Plato at Olympia" book cover

Plato at Olympia tells the story of young Plato and his attempt to succeed in the Olympic Games. The book’s author, Stephen G. Miller, provides young readers with an enjoyable, memorable and historically accurate introduction to Olympia, the Olympic Games, and the Olympic Ideal. Miller is a former Director of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. He has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Athens, and has been honored by the President of the Hellenic Republic for his excavations in Nemea and his important work on site.

Panelists include: Dr. Vivi Vassilopoulou (General Director of Antiquities and Cultural Heritage, Ministry of Culture), Panos Valavanis (Professor, University of Athens), Konstantinos Georgiades (Rector Emeritus, International Olympic Academy and Associate Professor, University of Peloponnese), and Stephen G. Miller (author and Professor Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley).

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Artist Stephen G. Miller
Organizer Hellenic American Union, Lucy Braggioti Publications
Venue Hellenic American Union Auditorium
Start Date 24/11/2008
End Date 24/11/2008
Starting Time 20:30
Type Talk - Presentation
Participants Vivi Vassilopoulou, Panos Valavanis, Konstantinos Georgiades, Stephen G. Miller
Languages: EL
Interpretation Provided: No
Registration Required: No
Reservation Required: No
Admission Fee Admission is free
Last Update At: 2011/07/12 - 10:58:07

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