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Tacitus' Agricola

Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge

Wednesday May 27th 2009, in Faculty Building, Sidgwick Avenue

11. 15–11.20 STEPHEN OAKLEY, Welcome

11. 20–12.45 TONY WOODMAN, The preface + DISCUSSION

12. 45–1.30 LUNCH

1. 30–2.25 CHRIS WHITTON, The voice of Cicero in the Agricola + DISCUSSION

2. 30–3.30 MYLES LAVAN, Slavishness in Britain and Rome + DISCUSSION

3. 30–4.00 TEA

4. 00–4.45 PHILIP HARDIE, Fama in the Agricola + DISCUSSION

4. 45–5.20 STEPHEN OAKLEY, How did Calgacus read his Sallust? + DISCUSSION

5. 20–5.30 BREAK

5. 30–6.45 CHRIS KRAUS, The ethnography (introducing a draft on chapters 10–12 of the commentary which she and Tony Woodman are writing on the Agricola for CUP) + DISCUSSION

6.45–7.30 DRINKS

Anyone interested in the Agricola is welcome.

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