Hear four stories from Ovid’s Metamorphoses
recorded during a live online performance on 13th December 2021
Ben Cartlidge, Matthew Hargreaves, Andy Keen, Emma Kirkby, Katie Marshall, Llewelyn Morgan and George Sharpley
Baucis and Philemon – Rembrandt
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.
Latin in performance
George Sharpley on the spoken word in the ancient world.
Orpheus and Eurydice
Two versions of the same tale told here, one by the poet Ovid, read by Llewelyn Morgan (pictured), and the other from Virgil’s Georgics, read by Suzannah Lipscomb and George Sharpley
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.
Coming to Roman Bath …
on Saturday 19th February 2022
“Tales from the Metamorphoses“
Spend a day at this beautiful historic site hearing myths that have long inspired writers and artists
Pyramus & Thisbe – Andreas Nesselthaler
The Complete Latin Course
Answers, texts, translations
Get Started in Latin
Translation of the story, answers to exercises, the story continues …