Latin Qvarter films and video-clips
Halftime at the Colosseum
A grand day out at the ancient Colosseum for a bit of slaughter and lots of other entertainment besides. Live Latin commentary from the gladiatorial games.
400 slaves face execution in Rome, and now the story was on everyone’s lips. Citizens and slaves talk about this, plus slave prices, quality of gladiators, and the news from Britain, where a crazy queen has been on the rampage.
Song of Arms and a Man
(Council of the gods)
A clip from The Song of Arms and a Man: Virgil’s Latin poem, the Aeneid was read/performed at the University of Bristol on 9th Feb 2019. Readers include Dame Emma Kirkby, Matthew Hargreaves and Elizabeth Donnelly.
Go with the flow
Latin is miraculously recovered during this eccentric prof’s experiments. One sip and you’re fluent.
Three short films:
The Choice of Paris
Dido & Aeneas
The Consolation of Philosophy
Rome’s bête noire, the menace of the east and evil fantasy figure: Cleopatra prepares her weapons of mass destruction.