UC professor to lecture on Greek letters

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Saint Anna Greek Orthodox Church in Roseville will host a lecture on the Feast of the Three Hierarchs and Greek letters. The speaker will be retired classics professor Dr. Theony Condos, who most recently taught Modern Greek at UC Santa Barbara. Her lecture, "A Journey through Greek Letters" will take place at 6:15 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31 at Saint Anna's Greek Orthodox Church, 1001 Stone Canyon Blvd. in Roseville. The Three Hierarchs - St. Basil the Great, St. Gregory the Theologian, and St. John Chrysostom - are recognized as patron saints of learning. The lecture will focus on significant moments in the history of Greek literature from antiquity to modern times, and consider the impact of ideas emanating from those moments. The event is free and open to the public. For information, call 772-9372. – Staff report