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Literature Seminar

Literature Seminars

Seminars will be at 1715-1845 on Wednesdays, in Room 1.04, Faculty of Classics. All welcome.

Reading Homer and Virgil in Antiquity

25 January
Richard Hunter: Among the athetists

1 February              
Emily Gowers: Greeks or Trojans? Behind the scenes at Seneca's Declamations

8 February              
Adrian Kelly (Balliol College, Oxford): Analysing Homer, or why the world hates Oxford classicists                 

15 February
Llewelyn Morgan (Brasenose College, Oxford): Aeneas, Servius and the flaminate                                 

22 February
Bram van der Velden: Ancient grammarians on ambiguity in Virgil

1 March                   
Aaron Pelttari (University of Edinburgh): The classical and contemporary models of some late antique Latin poets

8 March                   
Emily Kneebone: Saturation and supplementation: Homer and imperial Greek literature

15 March                 
Aaron Kachuck: Virgil's Greco-Roman horse

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Greek Play 2016 Videos now on line

Feb 07, 2017

Highlights and a full length video of the Cambridge Greek Play 2016, a double bill of Antigone and Lysistrata, are now available to view on line.

Understanding Relations Between Scripts II: Early Alphabets

Jan 05, 2017

21-22 March 2017. This conference, the second in the Understanding Relations Between Scripts series, focuses on the development of alphabetic writing systems in the later second and earlier first millennia BC.

'The Impact of the Ancient City': PhD Studentship

Dec 02, 2016

Applications are invited for a 3-year fully-funded PhD studentship in the context of the ERC Advanced Grant project, 'The Impact of the Ancient City', supervised by Professor Andrew Wallace-Hadrill.

New Discovery

Sep 20, 2016

Professor Jack Davis and Dr Sharon Stocker (Department of Classics, University of Cincinnati), ‘Sometimes All That Glitters Is Gold: The Tomb of the Griffin Warrior at Pylos’, 5 pm on Monday 10 October in Room LG.17, Faculty of Law, Sidgwick Site. To reserve your place please reply to pylos.lecture@classics.cam.ac.uk by Monday 3 October.

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