Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Poet in the City - Oral Epic Poetry - 7th June 2010 from 6.30 pm

Poet in the City is organising Oral Epic Poetry on 7 June in Kings Place, London, where Edith Hall will explore Homer's oral epic poetry and an actor will be reciting verses of the Iliad and the Odyssey in ancient Greek. Isabelle Hilton will talk about the now engraved Tibetan oral epic Gesar the Ling and Prof Jeff Opland will discuss Xhosa and Zulu praise poetry of South Africa.

Naomi Setchell
Archive of Performances of Greek & Roman Drama,
Ioannou Centre for Classical & Byzantine Studies,
University of Oxford, 66 St Giles, Oxford OX1 3LU
+44 (0)1865 288210 /

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