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Byron the Latinist - 12/12/2017, Oxford (England)



On Tuesday 12 December 2017 the APGRD will host a one-day conference, ‘Byron the Latinist’, to address a still under-explored area. Its programme of speakers will address the broader context and examine Byron’s engagement with individual Latin authors and works.


FECHA/ DATE/DATA: 12/12/2017
Lecture Theatre, Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies (Oxford, England)

 APGRD (Archive of Performances of Greek & Roman Drama) of Oxford University 

INFO:  web 


- Estándar/standard/standard: £15


- Estudiantes/students/studenti: £10


Includes lunch, refreshments and a drinks reception.



9.30am: Registration and coffee


10am: Fiona Macintosh (Oxford), Welcome and Chair of Session 1


10.05am: Sir Drummond Bone (Oxford), Introduction


10.30am: Jonathan Sachs (Concordia University, Montreal), ‘Byron and the Literary Lower Empire’


11.15-45: COFFEE


Session 2: Chair, Stephen Harrison (Oxford) 


11.45am: Karen Caines (Oxford), ‘Translation’s servile trade’


12.30pm: William St. Clair (London), 'Lord Byron and Francis Hodgson, co-authors' 


1.15-2.15pm: LUNCH


Session 3: Chair, Stephen Minta (York)


2.15pm: Anna Camilleri (Oxford), ‘Byron’s Juvenal’


3pm: Timothy Webb (Bristol), 'Byron's Binoculars: Horace Re-visioned'


3.45-4.15pm: TEA


Session 4: Chair, Sir Drummond Bone (Oxford) 


4.15pm: Mirka Horová (Charles University, Prague), ‘Byron’s Lucretian Clinamen’ 


5pm: Bernard Beatty (Liverpool and St Andrews), Reflections on the day.


5.30pm: Drinks reception


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