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CYA Virtual Lecture ‘Daily Life on a Byzantine Frontier’ Rescheduled for October 11

ATHENS – College Year in Athens (CYA) announced that its Virtual Lecture titled ‘Daily Life on a Byzantine Frontier: The Skythian Dimension’ will take place on Wednesday, October 11, 12 PM Eastern / 7 PM Athens time, via Zoom. The lecture had originally been scheduled for October 4, but due to unforeseen circumstances was postponed to October 11.

Guest speaker John Karavas, professor of history and archaeology at CYA, will delve into the captivating findings from the excavations at the historical site of Halmyris. Located at the Danube Delta, Halmyris served as a Roman/Byzantine urban hub with military and maritime significance. The excavations at this site have unearthed a treasure trove of evidence that sheds light on various facets of daily life on a Byzantine frontier, from strategic considerations to religious practices.

Guiding the discussion will be CYA Professor Nikos Tsivikis, a Byzantine archaeologist and art historian.

To be a part of this engaging and educational lecture, please take a moment to register using the following link: https://shorturl.at/fhnx1.

Even if you cannot attend the live event, registering will ensure you receive the recording, which will be sent within 1-2 days after the lecture.

 

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