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Noted Aegean Scholar to Offer Lecture, Receive Honorary PhD


Scholar and lecturer Malcolm Hewitt Wiener, founder and president of the Institute for Aegean Prehistory, will present "Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea: Minoan Crete, Mycenaean Greece and the Cyclades at the Beginning of the Late Bronze Age" Dec. 7 in Blegen Library. On Dec. 8, Wiener will receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Cincinnati.

Date: 12/4/2007 12:00:00 AM
By: Britt Kennerly
Phone: (513) 556-8577

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Aegean prehistorian Malcolm Hewitt Wiener will present a lecture/seminar at 3 p.m. Dec. 7 in Room 308, Blegen Library.

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Malcolm Hewitt Wiener is the author of many articles on the Aegean trade and chronology

  

A Connecticut-based author and Harvard graduate who has lectured throughout the United States and Europe, Wiener is founder and president of the Institute for Aegean Prehistory. He is the author of numerous articles and papers on Aegean trade and chronology.

The Dec. 7 lecture, titled "Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea: Minoan Crete, Mycenaean Greece and the Cyclades at the Beginning of the Late Bronze Age," and a reception to follow are free and open to the public.

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Malcolm Hewitt Wiener

  

Wiener, nominated by the Classics department for an honorary degree from the University of Cincinnati, will receive an honorary doctor of humane letters during the Dec. 8 commencement ceremony. Read more here.

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