Best Friends Forever: Man and Dog in the Classical World

Mon, Aug 2 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Woodbridge Main Library
1 George Frederick Plaza
Woodbridge Township, NJ 07095

From Cerberus, of ancient Greek mythology, to the war dogs, pets, and hunting dogs of Rome; join the Woodbridge Public Library August 2 at 4PM as Mike Norris guides us through examples in Classical art to learn how man’s best friend preserved the life, limb, and property of his master.

Registration is required! Please register at or call 732-634-4450.

This is a hybrid event! This event will take place in-person outside in the courtyard at the Woodbridge Main Library. If you do not feel comfortable attending the event in-person we will also be streaming the event via Zoom. If extreme weather is expected the day of the event, (heavy rain, excessive heat, or a serious storm) the event will revert to being completely virtual via Zoom. 

Mike got his BA in classics from the University of California at San Diego and his MA in classics and Ph.D. in art history at the University of California at Santa Barbara. He spent twenty years at the Cloisters Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and has lectured on trips all over the world. He lives in Teaneck, New Jersey.

This is event is a part of our Summer Reading Programming – Tails and Tales!