On Wednesday 19th February, fifteen sixth formers from Ysgol Bro Pedr, Lampeter’s secondary school, spent the afternoon on campus in the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives.  All English A and AS Level students, they received talks on Sophocles’ Oedipus Tyrannus from Dr Jane Draycott (Classics), Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales from Dr William Marx (English), and […]

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Last week the world of Classics was thrilled to learn that two new poems written by the seventh century Lyric poetess Sappho had been discovered (or, perhaps more accurately, rediscovered).  The first of these poems is about Sappho’s brother, and details her hopes that he will return safely from a sea voyage.  The second is […]

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The School of Classics would like to wish everyone a happy new year, semester, and term, and what better way to do this than with a brand new departmental blog? Over the coming months, we will be posting about things going on in the School of Classics, activities being undertaken by staff and students, and […]

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