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Please note that this course has started and enrolment is no longer possible.

This course is part of the Ancient and Classical Worlds Summer Programme.

To apply for this course, please enrol on the programme above, and then select the courses you wish to study. For more information about Summer Programmes please visit our Summer Programmes Page.

A survey and analysis of the fundamental texts and contexts of Ancient Rome's most famous poets: Horace, Vergil and Ovid. We will begin with the background of Catullus and the gutsy poetry of the 50s and 40s BC and conclude with a study of Ovid's enchanting and elegant masterpiece, Metamorphoses.


Course dates

10 Jul 2017 to 14 Jul 2017

Course duration

1 week(s)

Apply by

26 Jun 2017

Course director


International Summer Programmes
Sidgwick Site
01223 760850

Teaching sessions

Meetings: 5

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