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BATTLING THE GODS: ATHEISM IN THE ANCIENT WORLD
Mon 24 October 2016, 18:00 – 19:00 BST
Contrary to popular notions of atheism as a product of the Enlightenment, Professor Tim Whitmarsh argues that it was a matter of serious public debate as early as in the classical Greek world. Discover the stories of those who first refused the divinities and find out more about the origins of the secular values at the heart of the modern state.