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Updated 9th  June 2020 12:30

Classics Abroad 2020 Online


This list is by no means compulsory, but provides suggestions that might help you explore ideas, themes and texts that will come up during the week.


You may want to choose one, or delve into a few that take your interest. There are a number of modern, high-quality translations of classical texts by A. Kline available on poetryintranslation.com. Others below may require purchase.  


We will update this list if necessary over the next month.


  • Boccaccio, On Famous Women

  • Catullus, Poems

  • Dante, The Divine Comedy

  • Eminem, Love The Way You Lie feat. Rihanna (18+)

  • Eminem, Space Bound (18+)

  • Gentileschi, Judith Slaying Holofernes

  • Lucretius, On the Nature of Things

  • Lauryn Hill, Ex-Factor

  • Ovid, Amores

  • Ovid, Metamorphoses

  • Petrarch, Il Canzoniere

  • Propertius, The Elegies

  • Taylor Swift, Blank Space

  • Virgil, The Aeneid

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