Department of Greek & Latin


Reading the Ancient World

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                                Summer school for school students 7 August 2024

A one-day event aimed at school students who are thinking about going to university to study the ancient world. There will be talks on deciphering ancient scripts and on reading ancient texts (Vergil and Seneca). No knowledge of any ancient languages will be presupposed, nor any experience of having studied the ancient world previously. The summer school is open to any students from any school. 

Please register via the Eventbrite link and fill out the order form.

10:00 Welcome and introduction

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch break

  • 14:00 - 15:00  Fiachra Mac Góráin: The Death of the Young in Vergil's Aeneid
  • 15:00 - 16:00  Elizabeth McKnight: Seneca - A Tutor's Advice to his Emperor