Paul Cartledge
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Paul Cartledge

Paul Cartledge is the inaugural A.G. Leventis Professor of Greek Culture in the Faculty of Classics at the University of Cambridge, and a Fellow of Clare College. He is also Hellenic Parliament Global Distinguished Professor in the History and Theory of Democracy at New York University. He written and edited over 20 books, many of which have been translated into foreign languages. He is an honorary citizen of modern Sparta and holds the Gold Cross of the Order of Honor awarded by the President of Greece.

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    • The Spartans

    • By: Paul Cartledge
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    • Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
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    The Spartans of ancient Greece were a powerful and unique people, radically different from any civilization before or since....

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    • Thermopylae

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    In 480 B.C., a huge Persian army, led by the inimitable King Xerxes, entered the mountain pass of Thermopylae to march on Greece, intending to conquer the land with little difficulty....

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    • Alexander the Great

    • The Hunt for a New Past
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    Paul Cartledge, one of the world's foremost scholars of ancient Greece, illuminates the brief but iconic life of Alexander (356-323 B.C.), king of Macedon, conqueror of the Persian Empire....

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    • Democracy

    • A Life
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    Democracy surveys the emergence and development of Greek politics, the invention of political theory, and - intimately connected to the latter - the birth of democracy....

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