Book Club | August 2017: Virgil Aeneid 11 & 12

"...Latinus himself was amazed at these mighty men, born at opposite ends of the world, meeting and deciding the outcome with their swords. As soon as the field was clear on the open plain, they both dashed quickly forward, hurling their spears first from a distance, rushing, with shield and ringing bronze, to battle. The earth groaned: they redoubled their intense sword-strokes, chance and skill mingled together." Read more

Book Club | June 2017: Virgil Aeneid Books 7 & 8

"When Aeneas now The tribute of sepulchral vows had paid Beside the funeral mound, and o'er the seas Stillness had fallen, he flung forth his sails, And leaving port pursued his destined way. Freshly the night-winds breathe; the cloudless moon Outpours upon his path unstinted beam, And with far-trembling glory smites the sea." Read more

Book Club | May 2017: Virgil Aeneid Books 5 & 6

“In Latium you must subdue a tough race, harshly trained. Yet, first, go to the infernal halls of Dis, and in deep Avernus seek a meeting with me, my son. For impious Tartarus, with its sad shades, does not hold me, I live in Elysium, and the lovely gatherings of the blessed. … Then you’ll learn all about your race, and the city granted you.“ Join the Book Club discussion… Read more