Online Companion to the Worlds of Roman Women

The Online Companion to the Worlds of Roman Women has a new web home!  The Women’s Classical Caucus (wccaucus.org) now hosts the Companion website, (feminaeromanae.org) through a link from the WCC homepage. As part of its mission “to incorporate feminist and gender-informed perspectives in the study and teaching of all aspects of ancient Mediterranean cultures, particularly the study of women in […]

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2019 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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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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