14 March - Flood and cataclysm in Roman epic
Department of Classics
Dr Donncha O'Rourke (University of Edinburgh)
Thursday, 14th March 2019, 7pm
Why - is this event taking place? (include short text [max 100 words] with contextual information about the event, this might include - but is not limited to - the event’s purpose/impact/objectives, the speakers profile, the wider social/cultural/economic/political context within which this event is taking place)(required) Dr Donncha O'Rourke works on Latin poetry of the first century BC, and is currently writing a monograph on Vergilian intertextuality in Propertius. This lecture looks at the Stoic interpretation of the flood in Ovid's Metamorphoses.