The Master-Mind Lecture was delivered at the British Academy on 13 April 2000, by M.F. Burnyeat FBA. In this extract, he illustrates Plato’s power to speak across the millennia.
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Published in Review, January-July 2000.
This extract is taken from the Warton Lecture in English Poetry, delivered by Professor Helen Vendler, on 17 May 2000.
Between 1993 and 1998, on behalf of the British Institute in Eastern Africa, Dr David W Phillipson directed a five-year programme of field study at Aksum, the ancient Ethiopian capital. In an edited extract from his Albert Reckitt Archaeological Lecture, delivered at the Academy on 22 February 2000, he describes some aspects of one of the most remarkable civilisations of the ancient world.
Introductory remarks for [British Academy] Review, January–July 2000 issue.