Carl Sandler Berkowitz
2014-10-14 17:20:54 UTC
This might be of interest to members in the Washington, DC, area.
Lunch Bite - Julius Caesar's Commentaries
Friday, October 17
Eighteenth-century military careerists often looked to historical texts to enrich their knowledge, and Julius Caesar's Commentaries on the Gallic Wars held a prominent place in an officer's education. Join Rachel Jirka, research services librarian, for a discussion of the Gallic Wars and the significance of Caesar's commentaries in the eighteenth century. The lecture will last approximately 30 minutes with time after for questions and up-close viewing of the object.
Free and open to the public, no RSVPs necessary. Lecture will be held in the Research Library at the Society of the Cincinnati's headquarters at Anderson House (2118 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington DC 20008).
The Society of the Cincinnati
2118 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008
202.785.2040, ext 424