Games for Zeus: The Ancient Greek Olympics

Speaker
David Stuttard - Classical Historian and Author
Event date
Event time
14:00 - 15:00
Venue
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Oxford
OX1 2PH
Venue details

Lecture Theatre

Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
£8/£7/£6 Full, Concession, Members.
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Recommended

Using images and eye-witness accounts, David Stuttard paints a vivid picture of the classical Greek Games – a thousand years of speed trials, brawn and horsemanship underpinned by religious ritual, lavish feasting, political chicanery and (of course) athletic nudity.

Booking essential.