Lunar exploration in the ancient worldlecture Wed 5 Dec 2018, 17:30 – 18:30
Newman Purple Lecture Theatre
University of Exeter - Stocker Road
EXETER EX4 4QD
In her inaugural lecture, Professor Karen ní-Mheallaigh of the Department of Classics and History at the University of Exeter will discuss the theme of Lunar exploration in the ancient world.
Fifty years ago this July, the first human set foot on the moon. Professor ní-Mheallaigh's paper explores the fascinating history of imaginative and scientific lunar exploration in the world before the telescope, stretching back 2,500 years to the ancient Greek past.
Entry to this lecture is free but advance booking is essential. Please register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephoning 01392 722199.