Posts Tagged by Roman
|February 1, 2020||Filled under Book Club, Featured||
“Should anyone here not know the art of love,
read this, and learn by reading how to love.
By art the boat’s set gliding, with oar and sail,
by art the chariot’s swift: love’s ruled by art.”
Inspired by Valentine’s Day, our selection this month is Ovid’s The Art of Love, or Ars Amatoria. Discussion will start and continue in the forum, and we will meet via video link on Tuesday, March 3, at 11 a.m. EST. Read more…
|May 1, 2019||Filled under Book Club, Featured||
The Book Club selection for May is a drama: Seneca the Younger’s Oedipus. The discussion will start and continue in the forum, with a live conversation on Tuesday May 28th at 11 a.m. EDT.
There will also be a community reading on Tuesday May 21st at 11 a.m. EDT Read more…
|January 1, 2019||Filled under Book Club, Featured||
To make a light-hearted start to the new year, this month’s Book Club selection is a Roman comedy by Plautus, Rudens, “the Rope”.
As usual, the conversation will start and continue in the Forum, with Google Hangouts on Tuesday, January 29, 2019, at 5 a.m. and 11 a.m. EST. Read more…
|June 1, 2018||Filled under Book Club, Featured||
Our Book Club readings for this month are selections from the Roman poet Gaius Valerius Catullus, whose themes include love, lust, and Roman life. We will start the discussion in the Forum, and there will be a Google Hangout on Tuesday, June 26 at 11 a.m. EDT—the link will be posted in the Forum at that time. Read more…
|October 26, 2017||Filled under Featured, Visiting Scholars||
We were delighted to welcome Gregory Nagy, Francis Jones Professor of Classical Greek Literature and Professor of Comparative Literature at Harvard University, and Director of the Center for Hellenic Studies, for a discussion on the poetry of Horace. In preparation for this event, you might like to read his article in Classical Inquiries “Some imitations of Pindar and Sappho by Horace.” Read more…