This lecture day promises to enrich and extend students’ knowledge of the classical world. Carefully calibrated against the new specification, students will be exposed to a range of academic opinions, thematic nuances, as well as more intricate textual analysis.
|11.00am||Homeric elements in the Aeneid - Homeric allusions|
|12.00pm||Virgil and Augustus - Historical context (Augustan Rome)|
|1.45pm||Religion in Virgillian and Homeric epic - Religion in Augustan Rome|
|2.45pm||What is a Hero? Creating Roman and Greek heroes - World of hero, comparing Virgilian and Homeric heroes|