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The Song of Arms and a Man

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Simpkins Lee Theatre

Lady Margaret Hall

Oxford

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The 'Song of Arms and a Man' tells the story of Aeneas’ escape from Troy, his stay with Dido and his struggle to fulfil his destiny as founder of Rome. These readings from Virgil's Aeneid are selective, but tell the whole story of the poem, rarely heard, in a unique presentation of the original verse, echoing the ancient culture of public performance of poetry.

Programme: 2 hours, including an interval

On the 15th of June a special performance of the Aeneid will take place in the Simpkins Lee Theatre, Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford, organised by The Latin Qvarter in collaboration with the Faculty of Classics, University of Oxford. Step back two thousand years and enjoy Virgil’s beautiful Latin spoken by readers who as singers, including Emma Kirkby and Matthew Hargreaves, have a special talent for conveying classical verse. The outline of the story is presented in English: this event is FOR ALL, including and especially those new to Latin.

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