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event • Fellows' Presentation

Total History: Time, Empire, and Resistance from Alexander the Great to the End of the World

  • Wednesday, March 7, 2018
  • Knafel Center
    10 Garden Street
    Cambridge, MA 02138
Headshot of Paul J. Kosmin
Photo by Tony Rinaldo

During his fellowship year, Paul J. Kosmin RI '18 is completing his second book, “Time and Resistance in the Seleucid Empire.” It explores the relationship between the kingdom’s invention and institutionalization of continuous, irreversible, and accumulating year numbers—the very chronological system we use today—and the emergence among the empire’s subject communities of apocalyptic eschatology.

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