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Greek and Roman literature: the erotic connection - 11/06/2016, Oxford (England)




FECHA/DATE/DATA: 11/06/2016


LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford (Oxford, England)

ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: Stephen Harrison (University of Oxford) ; Thea S. Thorsen (Norwegian University of Science and Technology).

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10.15 Coffee and registration


1st session, chair Thea S. Thorsen, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)


10.45   Richard Hunter, University of Cambridge: ‘Allegories of love’

11.30   Benjamin Acosta-Hughes, Ohio State University: ‘There Falls A Lone Tear: Longing for a Vanished Love. Tracing an Erotic Motif from Homer to Ovid’

12.15   Boris Kayachev, NTNU: ‘Gallus as Acontius? An elegy ascribed to Gallus (AL 914) and Callimachus’ Acontius aition’


13.00   Lunch


2nd session, chair Thea S. Thorsen (NTNU)


14.00   Alison Sharrock, University of Manchester: ‘amans et egens and exclusus amator – the connection (or otherwise) between comedy and elegy’

14.45   Iris Brecke, NTNU: ‘Rape and violence from Terence to Ovid’s elegies’

15.30   Alison Keith, University of Toronto: ‘Philodemus and the Augustan Poets’


16.15   Coffee/Tea


3rd session, chair Stephen Harrison, University of Oxford


16.45   Aaron Palmore, Ohio State University: ‘Originality and Tradition in Horace, Odes 4.10’

17.30   Thea S. Thorsen, NTNU: ‘Greek and Latin grammars of affection, two cases’

18.15   Thea S. Thorsen: Closing remarks

18.30   Finis


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