Violet Moller – A Journey Through the History of Ideas
Tracing the movement and development of scientific texts from ancient Alexandria to renaissance Venice, taking in Baghdad, Cordoba, Toledo, Salerno and Sicily.
Historian and writer, Violet Moller, will shine a light on how we know what we know about antiquity and the people and cultures we have to thank for the preservation and interpretation of ancient wisdom. Her book, The Map of Knowledge, won the Royal Society for Literature Jerwood Prize for Non-fiction.
11.30am-12.30pm Saturday 15th June 2019, The Radcliffe Centre