Whatever Happened to the Ides of March?

Roger S. Wieck and Alexander Jones

The Middle Ages inherited Roman time keeping, but what did they do with it? Roger S. Wieck, Melvin R. Seiden Curator and Department Head of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts and curator of Now and Forever: The Art of Medieval Time, and Alexander Jones, Leon Levy Director of the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, discuss and illustrate Roman time and how it evolved in the medieval era.

The exhibition Now and Forever: The Art of Medieval Time will open at 5:30 pm for program attendees.

Thursday, March 29, 6:30 pm
Tickets: 
$15; 10 for members; free for students with a valid ID.

March: Turning the Soil; Da Costa Hours, Simon Bening, Belgium, Ghent, c. 1515, MS M.399, fol. 4v.  Image courtesy of Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, Graz/Austria.

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