Classical and Near Eastern Studies Lecture

Daniel Barber, Ph.D., resident assistant professor of Classical and Near Eastern Studies, will present “Ghosts of Philippi: Horace’s Doers to Sestius, Plancus and Dellius” on Thursday, Nov. 3, 3:30-5 p.m., Reinert Alumni Library, Union Pacific Room. Barber will discuss the reverberations of civil war in the works of Thucydides, Virgil, Propertius and Faulkner, focusing on three poems from Horace’s Odes in which the poet, who fought in the army of Brutus at the Battle of Philippi, but was later reconciled to regime of the victorious Octavian, addresses other survivors of the war.

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