“Julia Fille du Soleil Impératrice de Rome” with Myriam Antaki
Wednesday 18 September, 18:30 to 21:00
Join us for the launch of the historical novel Julia Fille du Soleil Impératrice de Rome by Myriam Antaki. To mark the occasion, Antaki will present a lecture ttiled L’Empire Romain à l’Est de la Mediterranée et les imperatrices d’Orient, at 18:30. Following the talk, the book signing will take place at the Sursock Museum Store.
Myriam Antaki (b. Damascus, Syria) lives between Aleppo and Paris. She is a corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences, Belles-Lettres et Arts de Lyon; an honorary member of the Francophone Alliance; and vice president and founding member of the Francophonie Committee in Aleppo. For her commitment to promoting the francophonie in Syria, she was awarded the Order of the Legion of Honor for the rank of Chevalier. As her literary work always related to the dialogue of cultures and religions, she obtained the rank of Officer of Arts and Letters. Her novels have been translated into several languages.