Book Club | November 2017: Selections from Horace

  This month’s Book Club discussion will be on selections from the poetry of Horace. We will be reading Odes from Book 4, which comprises 15 poems and from which you can read as many as you wish; and a selection from the Satires. You can choose which to read, but here are some suggestions: Book 1 Satire 4 ‘A Defence of Satire’, Book 1 Satire 10 ‘On Satire’, Book 2… Read more

Open House | The poetry of Horace, with Gregory Nagy

We were delighted to welcome Gregory Nagy, Francis Jones Professor of Classical Greek Literature and Professor of Comparative Literature at Harvard University, and Director of the Center for Hellenic Studies, for a discussion on the poetry of Horace. In preparation for this event, you might like to read his article in Classical Inquiries: Some imitations of Pindar and Sappho by Horace The Odes of Horace on Perseus: Ode 4.1 Ode… 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: September Aristophanes Plutus October Albert Bates Lord Epic Singers and Oral Tradition November Poetry of Horace Look out for announcements with details of the selections, and the related forum threads, which will be posted near the beginning of each month, with the hangouts scheduled for… Read more