Tales from Ovid’s Metamorphoses
Myths that have long inspired writers and artists are retold
at Gloucester Cathedral
on Saturday 6th November 2021
Pyramus & Thisbe – Andreas Nesselthaler – 1795
Cristina Anason-Lewis reads three of Catullus’ Lesbia poems – with a nod to his inspiration, Sappho.
Juno visits the underworld
Ovid Metamorphoses 4
Matthew Hargreaves reads Ovid’s description of the unwelcoming world below.
Orpheus and Eurydice
Ovid Metamorphoses 10
read by Llewelyn Morgan
More readings here
The Song of Arms and a Man
This dramatic presentation of Virgil’s Aeneid made it to Gloucester, Bristol, Oxford, Godalming and Cambridge before coming to an abrupt halt, like everything else. The Song of Arms and a Man will return before long.
Latin in performance
George Sharpley on the spoken word in the ancient world.
The Complete Latin Course
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