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Literature Seminar


Seminars will be at 17:15 to 18:45 on Wednesdays in room 1.04. All are welcome.


23 January

Stephen Oakley                                                                                   Henry Spelman

O Matre Pulchra filia pulchrior, Odes 1.16                                         Diuis orte bonis, Odes 4.5


30 January

Gesine Manuwald (UCL)

Setbacks and risks in Cicero’s speeches


6 February

Teresa Roeger                                                                                     Robert Rohland

Lost in translation?                                                                             Carpamus Dulcia: Exceprts of carpe diem


13 February

Philip Hardie                                                                                       Aaron Kachuck                                                         

Odes 4.2 and imitations                                                                       Horace, Odes 4.11 and Birthdays


20 February

Tony Woodman (University of Virginia)

Horace, Odes 1.2


27 February

Chris Whitton

Ghosting Tacitus: Pliny and the Histories


6 March

Barney Taylor (Exeter College, Oxford)

Lucretius and the Language of Nature


13 March

Tim Rood (St Hugh’s College, Oxford)

Thucydides and Homeric Scholarship

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J. Paul Getty Medal

Jan 25, 2019

The Faculty is delighted to report that Mary Beard has been named as one of this year's recipients of the J. Paul Getty Medal. See weblink for further information.

University Lectureship in Classics (Ancient Philosophy)

Jan 24, 2019

Further particulars and details of how to apply for this established post are now available on line. Closing date: 6 March 2019.

150th Anniversary of the Society for Classical Studies

Jan 10, 2019

Mary Beard's public lecture at the Society for Classical Studies, at the annual meeting in San Diego on January 5th 2019, is now available to view online. See here for more details.

Oxford and Cambridge Classics Open Day - 15 March 2019

Dec 14, 2018

Register for the annual Oxford and Cambridge Open Day now.

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