Cyrus to Alexander: Persians, Greeks, and the Invention of History
Date: Saturday November 9, 2013, at 2 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Meeting Rooms, Getty Villa
Admission: Tickets required.
The Greeks feared, admired, and maligned the Persians from before Cyrus until after Alexander. Explore the Greek view through tales and art with educator Shelby Brown, then compare the Persian perspective and try your hand at cuneiform. The course ends with a tour of the exhibition The Cyrus Cylinder and Ancient Persia: A New Beginning. Course fee $35 (includes parking and refreshments).