Don't miss this webinar on "Commemorating the Battle of Salamis," featuring a reflection and discussion with US Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt & Professor John Hale.
On September 29, 2020 at 19:00, hosted by the
American School of Classical Studies at Athens. Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/.../831.../WN_88c5PHOISjacMrlMK9pKzw
The Battle of Salamis was one of the defining moments in Greek history, and an event which has remained relevant to the present. In this webinar, The American School of Classical Studies will commemorate the 2,500th anniversary of the battle with an interdisciplinary retrospective, focused on the historical, archaeological, and political implications of this momentous event. We pleased to present Geoffrey R. Pyatt, Ambassador of the United States to the Hellenic Republic, and John R. Hale, nautical archaeologist and author of Lords of the Sea (Penguin Books, 2009), who will explore details of the battle, its political ramifications, and its modern relevance in the contemporary geopolitical climate.