Michael Wood: 'The Marvellous Journey of  Theodore of Tarsus'

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Michael Wood: 'The Marvellous Journey of Theodore of Tarsus'

Using fascinating manuscript evidence, Michael Wood tells the story of Theodore of Tarsus and his comrade Hadrian the African.

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The Hellenic Centre 16-18 Paddington Street London W1U 5AS United Kingdom

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Using fascinating manuscript evidence Michael Wood tells the story of Theodore of Tarsus and his comrade Hadrian the African who introduced Greek culture to England in the 7th century in "one of the most important educational programmes ever undertaken in Britain".

We are delighted that Prof. Wood has accepted our invitation to speak to our members and supporters. His talk will be introduced by John Kittmer, the Chair of the League; there will be space for Q&A from members of the audience at the end of the talk.

Michael Wood is Professor in Public History at the University of Manchester. He is the author of several highly praised books on English history including Domesday and In Search of England. His bestselling book In Search of the Dark Ages: A History of Anglo-Saxon England (first published in 1981) has recently been reissued in an expanded and updated form, with a new chapter on Theodore and Hadrian.

Michael Wood has now made well over one hundred documentary films, among them Art of the Western World, In Search of the Trojan War, In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great, Conquistadors, The Story of India and The Story of China – all of which were accompanied by bestselling books.

This event will take place in person only; there will be no live broadcast or recording. A wine reception will follow the talk. Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. There are 80 places available.

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