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Myth Reading Group 18 May: Minerva and Arachne in Ovid’s Metamorphoses

The Myth Reading Group meets on ‘Zoom’ on Tuesday 18 May, 5:30-6:30 pm (UK time). The link to join will be posted in the comments for this post. All are welcome. This week we continue our exploration of Athene by … Continue reading

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Myth Reading Group – Summer Term 2021: ATHENE

Our theme for this term’s Myth Reading Group is Athene. The Myth Reading Group is open to all who have an interest in the study of myth. Meetings are held over ‘Zoom’, with texts circulated in advance. Together we read … Continue reading

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Thursday 25 February: The Sibyl’s Afterlives

This week Eirini Apanomeritaki introduces a discussion of adaptations of the myth of the Sibyl in literature. In the session, we will discuss the ‘afterlife’ of the myth of the Cumaean Sibyl, the prophetess, who appears in both Virgil’s Aeneid … Continue reading

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Thursday 20 November: Arcady, the haunt of Pan

Join us for a discussion of Arcady and the haunt of Pan. Click on the link to see our poster: P-Pan Myth Reading Group Thursday 20 November 2014 1-2 p.m. Room 5B.332 Texts: Pan: Ovid, Keats, Yeats    

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Thursday 13 November: Philemon and Baucis

Join us for a discussion of the myth of Philemon and Baucis in Ovid, Goethe and Jung. Click on the link to see our poster:P-Philemon and Baucis Myth Reading Group Thursday 13 November 2014 1-2 p.m. Room 5B.332 Texts: Ovid. … Continue reading

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Thursday 6 November: The Metamorphosis of Arachne

Join us for a discussion of the metamorphosis of Arachne in Ovid, A.S. Byatt, and art. Click on the link to see our poster:P-Arachne Myth Reading Group Thursday 6 November 2014 1-2 p.m. Room 5B.332 Texts: Ovid.Arachne.Extracts Ovid Metamorphosed Arachne.Byatt- … Continue reading

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Thursday 10 October: Europa

Myth Reading Group Thursday 10 October 2013 5 – 6 p.m. Room 5A.118 The text: Europa Myth and Continent (texts by Ovid, Moschus, Mandelstam, Moniza Alvi and others, assembled by Leon Burnett)

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Tuesday 1 May: Orpheus (pt 1)

Myth Reading Group Tuesday 1 May 2012 5 – 6 p.m. Room 5A.330 (Note the room number: as autumn term, not spring term) The text: The Death of Orpheus (Ovid, Metamorphoses, trans. Mary Innes, 1955) [link expired]

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