Monthly Archives: August 2017

McKay Book Prize, 2017

On behalf of the Vergilian Society, I am pleased to announce that the 2017 McKay Book Prize has been awarded to Richard Thomas and Jan Ziolkowski for The Virgil Encyclopedia, published in 2014 by Wiley-Blackwell. Just as in Virgil’s poetry, labor and amor were clearly the driving forces of this remarkable tribute to Virgil. In […]

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McKay Book Prize, 2015

Did Martial or Statius really believe that the Culex was by Vergil? Why does a work written on the death of Maecenas belong among the Virgilian pseudepigrapha?   Do ancient fakes actually intend to deceive?  These are just some of the fascinating questions given fresh and stimulating answers by this year’s winner of the Alexander […]

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