|Prof. Peter Krentz to Lecture Tuesday, Oct. 12, on Battle of Marathon -- Watch Online
September 23, 2010
Contact: Stacey Schmeidel, 704/894-2798
Davidson, NC -- Peter Krentz, the W.R. Grey Professor of Classics and History at Davidson College, will deliver a lecture as part of the Marathon 2500 series at 7 p.m. (EST) Tuesday, Oct. 12, at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.
The event is open to the public at no charge. In addition, the lecture can be viewed live (or after the event) online at no charge.
Free registration and more information are available online.
Krentz' lecture is titled "The Battle Itself." Krentz has studied the Battle of Marathon extensively, and is the author of a new book, "The Battle of Marathon," which was published in July 2010 by Yale University Press.
Davidson is a highly selective independent liberal arts college for 1,800 students located 20 minutes north of Charlotte in Davidson, N.C. Since its establishment in 1837 by Presbyterians, the college has graduated 23 Rhodes Scholars and is consistently regarded as one of the top liberal arts colleges in the country. Through The Davidson Trust, the college became the first liberal arts institution in the nation to replace loans with grants in all financial aid packages, giving all students the opportunity to graduate debt-free. Davidson competes in NCAA athletics at the Division I level, and a longstanding Honor Code is central to student life at the college.