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May

Hay Festival: Daisy Dunn on Of Gods and Men

The classicist Daisy Dunn mines her wonderful collection of stories from Ancient Greece collected in Of Gods and Men, to explore the tales of comedy and tragedy told by Aeschylus, Sophocles, Plautus and Euripides.

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Friday 29th May, 2020 @ 11:30 am

  • Questions & Answers
  • Talk

Free

About the Event

The classicist Daisy Dunn mines her wonderful collection of stories from Ancient Greece collected in Of Gods and Men, to explore the tales of comedy and tragedy told by Aeschylus, Sophocles, Plautus and Euripides.

Daisy Dunn is a classicist, art historian and cultural critic. She read Classics at Oxford, before winning a scholarship to the Courtauld and completing a doctorate in Classics and History of Art at UCL. She writes and reviews for a number of newspapers and magazines, and is editor of Argo, a Greek culture journal. Her latest books are In the Shadow of Vesuvius: A Life of PlinyOf Gods and Men: 100 Stories from Ancient Greece and Rome, and Homer: A Ladybird Expert Book

This event is live and there will be a Q&A afterwards.

About the Book

Of Gods and Men
Of Gods and Men

Daisy Dunn

Publisher:Head of Zeus

Publication date:8 Aug 2019

ISBN:9781788546744

An anthology of classical literature, both non-fiction and fiction, bringing together one hundred stories from the rich diversity of the literary canon of ancient Greece and Rome.