Open House | The Cecropids and an Attic Aetiology in Ovid’s Metamorphoses, with Miriam Kamil

We were excited to welcome Miriam Kamil, a 5th year PhD candidate in classical philology at Harvard University, for an Open House. The topic of the discussion was: Ovid’s Cecropids and an Attic Aetiology: Metamorphoses 2.552–565, 708–832.

The event was streamed live on Thursday, November 21 at 11 a.m. EST, and was recorded.

In preparation, you might like to read two articles at Classical Inquiries:

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Miriam Kamil

Miriam KamilMiriam Kamil is a fifth year PhD candidate in classical philology at Harvard University.

Her dissertation is on the literary tradition of the Furies as adapted by Ovid in his Metamorphoses, under the tutelage of Richard Thomas, Greg Nagy, and Richard Tarrant.