Classics Lecture

Posted on October 28th, 2009 by

Barbara Weiden Boyd, Ph.D., delivered a lecture on “Example and Imitation: Shared Identity and Living Tradition in Augustan Rome” on Thursday, Oct. 22 to a full house.  Professor Boyd is a professor of Greek and Latin at Bowdoin College in Maine and specializes in Latin poetry, especially the works of Virgil and Ovid.  Her text and commentary on Virgil’s Aeneid has been in a favorite in classrooms across the country, including at Gustavus.  Faculty and students were excited and honored to have her here.

 

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