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Classics Colloquium: Stephen Heyworth (Oxford)

  • Columbia University 603 Hamilton Hall New York, NY 10027 USA (map)


"The end of Ovid's March (Fasti 3.791-884)"

The talk will explore the final, varied section of Fasti 3 (791-884), which includes two catasterisms (the Kite and Aries), the Equinox, and festivals of Minerva (treated at some length), Concordia, Salus & Pax, and Luna (touched on briefly).  Themes to be considered: the lunar calendar, closure, the absence of Mars, Ovidian playfulness, genre.