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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.

In this course we trace the career of Horace, from his witty vignettes of Roman social life at the end of the Republic and the dawn of the Empire in the Satires, to some of the most memorable lines of Roman poetry in his Odes. Horace rose from fighting on the wrong side of history against Octavian to being Rome’s poet laureate.


Course dates

09 Jul 2018 to 13 Jul 2018

Course duration

1 week

Apply by

25 Jun 2018


International Summer Programmes
Sidgwick Site
United Kingdom
01223 760850

Teaching sessions

Meetings: 5

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