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September 2016

An Introduction to Beowulf in Translation

September 15, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:30am, repeating until September 15, 2016

United Kingdom
Set in 6th-century Scandinavia, the Anglo-Saxon poem Beowulf is a classic tale of the triumph of good over evil, a great epic and a key work of European literature. We shall be reading Seamus Heaney’s powerful new translation which is both true Find out more »
January 2017

An Introduction to Homer’s Iliad in Translation

January 12, 2017 @ 10:15 am - 4:15 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:15am, repeating until January 12, 2017

United Kingdom
No-one knows who Homer was, or if he existed at all. But someone, perhaps 4000 years ago, created a mighty epic about the Trojan War and the men and women whose lives it affected. Why should we  want to read of ‘old, unhappy, far-off things, and b Find out more »
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