SEMINAR | Nonnus, Theseus and King Arthur

Summary

PhD candidates - John Pickstone and Emma Donnelly, University of Tasmania

Start Date

7th Oct 2016 11:00am

End Date

7th Oct 2016 12:00pm

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From Funeral Games to Fun & Games: Wrestling Matches in Nonnus’ Dionysiaca

Presented by John Pickstone, University of Tasmania

John Pickstone is a PhD candidate from the University of Tasmania. His area of interest is Greek epic and prose narrative of late antiquity, with particular emphasis on the poetry of Nonnus of Panopolis.

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The Sword in/under the Stone: the Foundational Mythologies of Theseus and King Arthur

Presented by Emma Donnelly, University of Tasmania

Emma Donnelly is a PhD candidate from the University of Tasmania. Her research focuses upon Latin literature of the Late Republic and Early Roman Empire.

Friday 7 Octpber 2016, 11.00 am -12.00 pm

Room 346 Humanities Building, Sandy Bay Campus

Classics Seminar - Wrestling and the Sword