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Lecture: Resurrecting Queen Helen of Sparta and Princess Helen of Troy—A Case of Seduction, Abduction, and Destruction

May 5, 2016
Fullerton Hall
Free with museum admission

In this memorial lecture dedicated to Walter Alexander, Dimitri Liakos, Northern Illinois University, discusses the Trojan abduction of Queen Helen of Sparta, her relegation to the role of princess of Troy, and the final destruction of the city.

Presented with the Classical Art Society

Bell Krater (Mixing Bowl), about 450 B.C., Greek, Athens. Gift of Martin A. Ryerson.