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A Greater War: Thucydides in the Park

  • Wolfe Park Veterans' Memorial Amphitheater 3700 Monterey Drive Saint Louis Park, MN, 55416 United States (map)

PERFORMERS: phillip andrew bennett low, Kyle Dekker, Mahmoud Hakima, Matt Allex

LOCATION: Wolfe Park Veterans' Memorial Amphitheater (between Excelsior & Grand and The Rec Center)

2500 years ago, the world's first democracy attempted to become an imperial power. The result? Thirty years of bloody war, civil strife, and the collapse of their civilization. One historian recorded the debates and speeches of their leaders: generals and populists, hawks and doves. Grab your blankets and bug spray, and listen to readings from the Athenian Assembly.