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The Ancient Greco-Roman Classical Literature Reading Group ("Classics") will meet the first Wednesday of every month from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. in the Trustees' Room, unless otherwise specified at the Security desk.
The group will focus on Greek and Roman Literature in Translation and the Classical Tradition. Greco-Roman Literature encompasses epic poetry, love elegiacs, odes,  dramatic works, historical narratives, etc.
Participants must sign up in advance for the year. There is an annual fee of $100.
For further questions and/or to join the email list, please contact Cashman K. Prince at 
Note that during the Covid-19 outbreak our meetings are held through a virtual platform.

2020–2021 Schedule

  • Happy summer!
  • Sep. 2: Herodotus, Histories books I & II
  • Oct. 7: Herodotus, Histories books III & IV
  • Nov. 4: guest speaker Robert Strassler discusses the history of the Landmark Historians series, the creation of the Landmark Herodotus text we are using, and Herodotus more generally
  • Nov. 20 (bonus meeting, N.B. this is the third Friday): Herodotus, Histories books V & VI
  • Dec. 2: Herodotus, Histories books VII & VIII
  • Jan. 6: Herodotus, Histories books IX
  • Feb 3: Lucan, De Bello Civili, I & II
  • Mar. 3: Lucan, De Bello Civili, III & IV
  • Apr. 7: Lucan, De Bello Civili, V & VI
  • May 5: Lucan, De Bello Civili, VII & VIII
  • Jun. 2: Lucan, De Bello Civili, IX & X