Position Announcement Editor, Vergilius 

The Board of Trustees of the Vergilian Society is seeking applicants for the position of editor for its journal Vergilius. Vergilius publishes annually peer-reviewed articles on all aspects of Vergil, along with the renowned annual Vergil Bibliography. Vergilius has a wide readership and good circulation. Recent updates to the journal include online publication with no […]

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New Tour, Winter 2018-2019

Romans in Southern Spain–Andalusia and Merida Dec 27, 2018-Jan 5, 2019 Director: Beverly Berg This program focuses primarily on Andalusia in Southern Spain and features outstanding archaeological museums and the impressive ruins of the Roman era, including Emerita, Italica, and Baelo Claudia. We also visit some outstanding Moorish monuments, such as the palace at Granada and […]

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Vergilian Society Translation Contest

Open only to secondary-level students of Latin (including home-schooled), the Contest will set a passage from Vergil’s Aeneid for translation. In addition, contestants will be required to answer several questions, and write a 3-4 paragraph essay based on the text set. Cash prizes wlll be awarded to the top ten papers. Certificates of Commendation will […]

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Vergilian Society panel at the 2018 meeting of the Society for Classical Studies in Boston

Saturday January 6, 2018 1:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Session 51: Dido in and after Vergil (Organized by the Vergilian Society) James J. O’Hara (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) Introduction 1.     Robin N. Mitchell-Boyask (Temple University) “Deianeirian Dido” 2.     Elena Giusti (Cambridge University) “Dido in the light of Livy” 3.     Jacqueline Arthur-Montagne (High Point […]

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RIP: Jim Lawrence

     Jim Lawrence, who directed several summer programs for the Vergilian Society, passed away at his home in Syracuse on August 18, 2017 at the age of 77. Jim was a faithful supporter of the Vergilian Society, participating in many summer programs and, jointly with Beverly Berg, directing three, the first, based at the Villa […]

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Vergil Week 2016 at CWRU

It is time for Vergil Week at Case Western Reserve University.  The keynote speaker this year will be Ralph J. Hexter, UC Davis, who will speak about Aeneid Book III in a talk called “Vergil’s Aeneid and the movement of Peoples.” Here is the link to their site: http://classics.case.edu/vergil-week/2016events/  and the poster promoting the event.

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2016 Vergilian Society Translation Contest

Announcing the 2016 Vergilian Society Translation Contest Open only to secondary-level students of Latin (including home-schooled), the Contest will set a passage from Vergil’s Aeneid for translation.  In addition, contestants will be required to answer several questions, and write a 3-4 paragraph essay based on the text set.  Cash prizes wlll be awarded to the top ten papers.  The […]

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Request for applications–Exchange Program Grant

Thanks to the generosity of Mr. Harry Wilks, the Vergilian Society is pleased to be able to offer one or two seed grants for 2015-2017, to bring a group of secondary students to the Harry Wilks Study Center at the Villa Vergiliana in Cuma, Italy. The grants will cover room and board at the Harry […]

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Symposium Cumanum 2015

Symposium Cumanum Program and Abstract Book

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Vergil Week 2015 at CWRU Goes Digital

Beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday 23 April 2015, Vergil Week at Case Western Reserve University will feature a reading of H.R. Fairclough’s translation of the Aeneid. Fairclough’s faithful prose translation, a standard of the Loeb Classical Library, now also appears in the new Digital Loeb Library.  Those who want to take part in the […]

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