Under the Scepter of Nestor by Dr Michael Cosmopoulos
Sponsored by Royal Ontario Museum
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Royal Ontario Museum
100 Queen's Park
Toronto, ON M5S 2C6

Title: Under the Scepter of Nestor the new Mycenaean capital at Iklaina

Speaker: Dr Michael Cosmopoulos

This lecture will present the exciting discoveries at Iklaina, one of the capitals of the legendary King Nestor, who figures prominently in Homer's Iliad. The excavation has unearthed an early Mycenaean center of power and brought to light unexpected new evidence that challenges current knowledge about the origins of states, bureaucracy, and literacy in Bronze Age Greece.

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