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18:00 - 19:30 8 February 2011

Alexander and Hephaestion: Homeric Romance?


Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology (link Map)
Malet Street | London | WC1E 6BT |

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Ticketing: Pre-booking essential

Speaker information

John J. Johnson, UCL Museums and Collections

A talk by John J. Johnson on the nature of Alexander the Great’s relationship with Hephaestion. How much were the literary precedents of Achilleus and Patroklos as detailed by Homer and other writers, it’s model? And how much has this relationship been denied or distorted in modern depictions? John J.Johnson is a PhD student at UCL.

The talk starts at 6.30pm.

Part of LGBT History Month.


Debbie Challis
+44 (0) 20 7679 4138 | d.challis@ucl.ac.uk


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Alexander the Great