I'm pleased to announce that New Classicists have offered two full bursaries for the Belfast summer school. These bursaries are for postgraduate students. To apply, please email the firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 30th April at the latest.
Thank you to New Classicists for their continuing support.
The Advanced Latin group will read
Tacitus Annals 4
Virgil Aeneid 12.
The Advanced Greek group will read excerpts from the following works:
Homer: Iliad, 18 and Odyssey, 1.
Aristophanes: Peace and Clouds
Herodotus, Histories, 7
Xenophon, Anabasis, 4
Places are in all summer school classes are filling up fast. Please contact me to reserve your spot.
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Let's Talk about Myths Baby! Clytemnestra
One of my lovely students, Aimee Hinds, has been involved in a podcast discussion Clytemnestra. Love her, or hate her, she is a fascinating character. Listen here:
You will have seen the Actors of Dionysus on social media and in previous newsletters.
Theresa Ryder, writer and teacher, was commissioned to write a piece for the Actors of Dionysus. Entitled 'The Better Judgement of Paris', it takes the form of a dialogue between Hermes and Paris, exploring the judgement that led to the style of the Trojan War.
This year’s Oxford Greek Play are now available to reserve via the Oxford Playhouse website! Orestes will be performed online on Wednesday 28th April at 5pm.
Oxford’s Greek play tradition goes back 140 years, and this April a virtual production will combine ancient Greek and new translations with contemporary dance, live comedy and an original soundtrack. Orestes is being streamed live for one night only.