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An Evening in Byzantium
Ancient empire comes alive Nov. 7.
Join Columbus State’s Classics Department for An Evening in Byzantium. The world of Byzantium will be presented through the words of the Byzantines themselves translated into contemporary English in a 2-person presentation/play complete with slides, music and incense.
Come and experience what it was like to be a Roman in the Byzantine era from the point of view of the nobility, the clergy and the peasants. Byzantium will come alive in Nestor Hall Wednesday, Nov. 7 from 6-7 p.m.
Byzantium was an ancient Greek city, founded by Greek colonists in 667 BC and named after their king Byzas. The ancient city lies within the borders of modern day Istanbul, in Turkey. If you’d like to learn more about Byzantium, sign up for CLAS 1226 Classical Civilization: Byzantium (/academics/courses2/clas.shtml#1226). Columbus State also offers courses in Classical Mythology, Greece and Rome.