Performing Ovid

A free online session via Zoom on Wednesday 23rd June, 6.30-7.30pm, to hear readings from a new adaptation of Ovid’s Metamorphoses, read by Emma Kirkby, Llewelyn Morgan, Andy Keen and George Sharpley.  Click here to join and download the Latin with translations.

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Matthew Hargreaves reads Ovid’s description of the unwelcoming world below.


Ovid’s Metamorphoses

This extraordinary poem, an inspiration over hundreds of years, coming live before too long!

Orpheus and Eurydice

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read by Llewelyn Morgan


Cristina Anason-Lewis reads three of Catullus’ Lesbia poems – with a nod to his inspiration, Sappho.  

More readings here

The Romans and their gods

This day-course on the ancient gods is coming to

Gloucester Cathedral

on Saturday 19th June 2021

Fishbourne Roman Palace

on Saturday 10th July 2021

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.

Online supports

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The Complete Latin Course

Answers, texts, translations

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Get Started in Latin

Translation of the story, answers to exercises, the story continues …

An introduction to Latin pronunciation and grammar

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Comprehensive Latin grammar supports

Tables of nouns, verbs, adjectives, etc, with notes, and a glossary of English grammar