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LECTURE: Professor Christian Laes (University of Manchester)
'CHILDREN IN THE ROMAN EMPIRE'
7.30 p.m., Tuesday 16 February 2021,
University Common Room, Keele Hall, University of Keele, ST5 5BG
The Roman Theatre at Orange.
Texts will be available, & details will be advised near the date
Greek A Greek Reading Group meets at a private house on Keele campus every four weeks or so, generally on a midweek morning. The group has been reading texts from the Perseus Digital Library. Next meeting Postponed for now during Covid19 Emergency. When we resume the meeting will be at 10.30 a.m., in a member's house on Keele campus, when the Group will be reading Ancient Greek Epigrams ed. C.T.Hadavas ISBN 9781727440225, p56ff, Callimachus 18. Some prior knowledge of Greek is required, but the atmosphere is relaxed and support is provided.
Latin The Latin Reading Group also meets about monthly, usually on a weekday morning on the second Monday of the month, on Keele campus. The next meeting will be in a private house on Keele campus, and Postponed for now during Covid19 Emergency. When we resume the meeting will be at at 10.00 a.m. and the group will continue reading selections of Ovid's Metamorphoses, beginning the Pyramus & Thisbe story (Jones page 130). and will also now be looking at the Nuntii Latini news from Western Washington University , which is updated every Thursday. Members may also like to listen to the news in Latin (pronounced like Italian) on Vatican Radio - Google Hebdomada Papae.
For further details of both groups, or for anyone new wishing to join the groups, please contact the organiser, Nigel Coulton, tel: 01782-615155, or email the Branch address below.
These groups are not for beginners: some prior knowledge of the relevant language is necessary to take part in either. For both, please ask the organiser if there is room in the group for more members before joining.
Beginners Latin from Scratch: a weekly Group is also now available, strictly limited to 5 members. Contact Nigel Coulton if interested. The group began its course on Tuesday mornings in March 2016. It now meets on Thursdays. This scratch group has now progressed too far to integrate further beginners, but Nigel has begun another one in 2018, which meets on Wednesdays at 7.00 pm.. Please let us (email below) know if you would be interested. The only requirement is that if not already a subscribing member you become one.
For further details, please contact the Hon. Secretary: Stephen Clifford, Tel: 01630-647765, email: email@example.com