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

Call for Papers for 2023 Symposium Cumanum

October 9, 2022

See Symposium description here. Please send an anonymous abstract (300-400 words) to Prof. Sergio Casali, casali@uniroma2.it , by 15th January 2023; we will communicate our decision by 1st March.

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Call for 2024 Tour Directors

July 16, 2022

Would you like to direct a tour or workshop for the Vergilian Society in 2024? Vergilian Society tours are designed to appeal to a wide range of travelers interested in the ancient Mediterranean. Our programs welcome college students, instructors and nonprofessionals. For 2024, we are particularly interested in tours of the ancient Mediterranean or study…

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Read about the recent 2022 Symposium Cumanum in Il Mattino!

July 1, 2022
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Praise for Vergilian Society Programs