Book Club

Book Club | Winter 2018

The Book Club is taking a break over the holiday season, although discussion is still taking place in the forum. Meanwhile here is a foretaste of what is to come during the early part of 2018 to start a new year of varied classical reading both from primary texts and from secondary sources. Read more

Book Club | November 2017: Selections from Horace

This month's Book Club discussion, on Tuesday, November 28 at 11 a.m. EST, will be on selections from the poetry of Horace. We will be reading from the Odes, Book 4, which comprises 15 poems, and a selection from the Satires, for example Book 1.4 'A Defence of Satire', Book 1.10 'On Satire', Book 2.1 'On Satire Again', Book 2.6 'Town versus Country'. Read more

Book Club | September 2017: Aristophanes Plutus

What an unhappy fate, great gods, to be the slave of a fool! A servant may give the best of advice, but if his master does not follow it, [5] the poor slave must inevitably have his share in the disaster; for fortune does not allow him to dispose of his own body, it belongs to his master who has bought it. Read more

Upcoming Book Club Selections: Fall 2017

We are excited to share the themes for the Fall 2017 sessions of the Book Club when we will be reading selections from the following: Aristophanes Plutus Albert Bates Lord Epic Singers and Oral Tradition Poetry of Horace Look out for detailed announcements each month! Read more