Violet Moller: The Map of Knowledge

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9 October 2019
Watts Gallery

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Violet Moller: The Map of Knowledge
Wednesday 9 October
Doors open 6.30pm
£12.50 | Friends £11.25

In collaboration with Guildford Book Festival, join Violet Moller as she discusses her new book, The Map of Knowledge (2019). Tracing the ideas of three great classical scientists and philosophers - Euclid, Galen and Ptolemy - the book takes readers on a journey through seven cities and across more than a thousand years of history. This talk will explore the exchange of knowledge from century to century, revealing an intimate web of connections between the Islamic world and Christendom.

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“An exceptionally bold and important book." - Daisy Hay, author of Young Romantics

“In this fascinating history, Violet Moller sets out how classical knowledge was transmitted across the centuries and continents..." - Tatler

“An epic treasure hunt into the highways and byways of stored knowledge across faiths and continents." - John Agard, poet and playwright

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