Discover the significance of the Cylinder and its legacy.
Reading the Cyrus Cylinder
Irving L. Finkel, Assistant Keeper, Department of the Middle East, The British Museum
Cyrus and the Case for Greatness: A view from the writings of Herodotus and Xenophon
Robert K. Faulkner, Professor, Department of Political Science, Boston College
Conversation moderated by Mohamad Tavakoli-Targhi, Professor, Departments of History and Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, University of Toronto
This program is presented with the exhibition The Cyrus Cylinder and Ancient Persia: Charting a New Empire.
This program is supported in part by the Center for Iranian Studies of Columbia University.
Assistive listening devices are available from the ushers.