The Great Thinkers: Adrienne Mayor: From Ancient Myth to Science and History - 92Y, New York

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The Great Thinkers

Adrienne Mayor: From Ancient Myth to Science and History

Online Class
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Recorded Wed, Jul 8, 2020 - Wed, Jul 29, 2020
7 pm ET

Instructor

Adrienne Mayor

Adrienne Mayor, research scholar in Classics and the History and Philosophy of Science at Stanford University, is the author of, most recently, Gods and Robots: Myths, Machines, and Ancient Dreams of Technology. Her other books include The Amazons: Lives and Legends of Warrior Women across the Ancient World; The First Fossil Hunters: Dinosaurs, Mammoths and Myths in Greek and Roman Times; Greek Fire, Poison Arrows & Scorpion Bombs: Biological and Chemical Warfare in the Ancient World; and The Poison King: Mithradates, Rome’s Deadliest Enemy (a National Book Award finalist).

Please note that all 92Y regularly scheduled in-person programs are suspended.