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Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica: Work in Progress

A workshop held on Monday 19th May 2008 in the School of Classics, St Andrews

Organised by Dr Emma Buckley


9.20-9.30 Emma Buckley Welcoming Remarks
9.30 Martin Dinter Epic from Epigram: The Poetics of Valerius' Flaccus Argonautica
10.30 Coffee break  
11.00 Gesine Manuwald

What do humans actually know about the gods and their plans? On prophecies and non-prophecies in Valerius Flaccus’ Argonautica

12.00 Emma Buckley Two roads diverged? Digressions and the Ekphrastic in Valerius’ Argonautica
1.00 Lunch  
2.30 Helen Lovatt Following after Valerius Flaccus: Argonautic imagery in Statius' Thebaid
3.30 Bob Cowan

Declining to the stars: genre and theodicy in Valerius and Silius

4.30 Coffee break  
5.00 Andrew Zissos Valerian departures: contemporary reception of the Flavian Argonautica

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