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Prof. Lee interviewed on Hellenic Public Radio about ancient Persia

Lee’s lecture series for Great Courses on DVD prompts interviewer to seek him out.

Bill Buschel of Hellenic Public Radio in New York City wanted to learn more about the ancient Persian empire, so he listened to John W.I. Lee’s 24 recorded lectures on it in the Great Courses series, then he interviewed the author. A link to the radio interview is available on Buschel’s blog.

Prof. Lee notes that the famous Cyrus Cylinder is being shown at the Getty Villa from Oct. 2 to Dec. 2.
The British Museum traveling exhibition “The Cyrus Cylinder and Ancient Persia: A New Beginning” concludes its U.S. tour with a nine-week presentation at the Getty Villa. Found at Babylon in 1879, the Cyrus Cylinder is among the most celebrated discoveries from the ancient world, with a legacy that resounds to this day.

Great Courses offers more details about Prof. Lee’s lecture series on ancient Persia.

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