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Interesting Article about Latin Composition

Postby thesaurus » Thu Sep 17, 2009 1:26 am

The Bringfield's Head Press (https://perswww.kuleuven.be/~u0044197/BHP/) seeks to publish volumes of contemporary Latin verse, and I was led to their website after seeing an add for a new volume of verse which I would love to buy.

On there website there is a link to an article containing the reflections of an Oxford classicist who writes Latin and Greek occasional verse. I thought a number of people on this forum might be interested. It's an interesting and fast read: http://alumni.jesus.ox.ac.uk/OtiumDidascali.pdf

Bringfield's also has links to essays on "Why write Latin Verse" (https://perswww.kuleuven.be/~u0044197/B ... nverse.pdf), and guides for writing and teaching it.
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