We promote the study of Vergil by means of lectures, conferences, publications, tours, and reports of excavation that have a bearing upon Vergil's works.

Our History

The Vergilian Society was founded in 1937 with the following objectives: "In order . . . to celebrate the ties of culture between Italy and America, a Society has been formed in Italy and named after Vergil."

The purpose of this Society is to promote the study of Vergil by means of lectures, conferences, publications, and reports of excavation that have a bearing upon Vergil's works. Membership is open to any person who is interested in the study of Vergil.

2024 Tours and Workshops

Recent News

2025 Study tours announced

April 7, 2024

Read more about the itineraries here.

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2024 Keely Lake Memorial Translation Exam Winners Announced

April 7, 2024

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Call for Papers for SCS Panel: Re-evaluating Turnus in Vergil and the Vergilian Tradition

February 22, 2024

Proposals will be received through March 22. Society of Classical Studies 156th Annual Meeting JANUARY 2-5, 2025 PHILADELPHIA Organized by Randall Ganiban, Department of Classics, Middlebury College Crazed enemy of Rome, tragic victim of fate, embodiment of ancient Italy’s virtues or of proto-Rome’s vices? Interpretation of Turnus remains vigorously debated, even as our understanding of…

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Praise for Vergilian Society Programs