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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
Ineke Sluiter (University of Leiden): Self-commentary in the Homeric scholia

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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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.

Mary Beard addresses Italian parliament

Nov 24, 2016

Mary Beard addresses the Italian parliament (Camera dei Deputati) on the subject of violence against women in Ancient and Modern times, Rome 22 November 2016.

Curator (Maternity Cover)

Nov 18, 2016

The Museum of Classical Archaeology is seeking to appoint a temporary Curator from February 2017. See the Jobs and Vacancies page for further information.

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