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Change and Resilience in Antiquity

Session 1: Transforming and Resilient Heroes & Heroines (Chair: Emma Nicholson)

You are warmly invited to an online seminar series on Change and Resilience in Antiquity, which is being hosted by Irene Salvo and Emma Nicholson. The first seminar will take place on Friday 16th April at 2 pm and we will proceed monthly with a concluding Roundtable in July (please see the attached programme for full details).

A Department of Classics and Ancient History seminar
Date16 April 2021
Time14:00 to 15:30

Session 1: Transforming and Resilient Heroes and Heroines (Chair: Nicholson)

1. Andreas Gavrielatos (Reading): “At me tum primum saeuus circumstetit horror (Aen. 2.559): Aeneas’ resilience and transformation in the Aeneid”.

2. Vasiliki Kousoulini (Athens): “Change, Resilience, and Kinetic Choreia: Hecuba in Euripides’ Trojan Women”.

3. Sonia Pertsinidis (Australian National University): “The resilient hero: a new reading of Euripides’ Heracles”.


If you would like to attend, please register in advance by following this link: