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Title The 2023 Becket Lecture: “The Happiest Time”: Theodore and Hadrian and the School of Canterbury
Date Tue 11 Jul
Event Lecture
Time 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Venue Powell Lecture Theatre - Pg09
Contact artsandculture@canterbury.ac.uk or Tel: 01227 922994
Price Free

Using fascinating recently discovered manuscript evidence, Michael Wood tells the story of Theodore of Tarsus and his comrade Hadrian, the “man of African race”, who in the 7th century, created the famous school at Canterbury, introducing Greek culture to England in one of the most important educational programmes ever undertaken in Britain.

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