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    Ancient Wisdom & Modern Heartbreak: How Rome Helped to Shape The U.S.

    Central Senior Services/ Parkway Central Library

    1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
    • Thursday April 11th 2019, 11:00am to 12:30pm

    Explore the Roman world with distinguished professors from Princeton and the University of Pennsylvania, who understand the connections between this ancient empire and our democratic republic.


    This free, four-part lecture series is sponsored by Central Senior Services of the Parkway Central Library. All interested persons are invited. The first program in this series is called "An Introduction to the Roman World." It will be presented on Thursday, April 11th at 11:00 A.M. in Conference Rooms

    406/407. Professor Campbell Grey of the University of Pennsylvania will explain the key difference between Greece and Rome, trace the evolution of Rome from a modest republic to a mighty empire and show how Rome has impacted the political system that America has today.


    For more information about this series, please email Dick Levinson at:

    We Welcome patrons with Wheelchairs and walkers. They may wish to use the ramp at our rear entrance on Wood Street.
    Dick Levinson
    (215) 686-5331

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