The Song of Arms and a Man in London

The Aeneid at King’s College London

on Saturday 28th March 2020
with Emma Kirkby and Llewelyn Morgan


Details and tickets

Saturday 21st March 2020
Coming to Gloucester Cathedral

The Romans and their gods

Who were the daughters of the night?
How did Arachne so upset Minerva?
Ever seen the underworld?

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These colourful fabulous figures enliven the literature of the Romans. But what of their darker side, those mysterious powers with chilling consequences for mortals who err in some way or who are just in the wrong place at the wrong time? Religious beliefs embraced the ‘personality’ gods who figure in ancient literature and art, like Jupiter, Mars and Venus, and also all kinds of less visible spirits.

All texts are read in English – and heard in Latin.

with George Sharpley
10am-4pm, Saturday 21st March 2020

The Romans and their Gods is also coming to …

Fishbourne Roman Palace on 23rd May

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from Matthew Hargreaves, Emma Kirkby and George Sharpley

University of Bristol

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