Eclogues

First reading; Ferry translation

Eclogue 01: Is conversation possible? (May 30, 2016)
Eclogue 02: Making love impersonal (May 31, 2016)
Eclogue 03: Communication failure as comic relief (May 31, 2016)
Eclogue 04: Conflict, please (June 01, 2016)
Eclogue 05: Pseudo-translation of Eclogue V (June 05, 2016)
Eclogue 06: Metamorphoses (June 05, 2016)
Eclogue 07: On striving (June 06, 2016)
Eclogue 08: Further metamorphoses (June 07, 2016)
Eclogue 09: Hedonism and the possibility of pleasure (June 10, 2016)
Eclogue 10: Hedonism: an addendum (June 10, 2016)
General: Remark on elitism (June 06, 2016)


Georgics

First reading; Wilkinson translation

General: The age of Jove (May 23, 2016)


Aeneid

Third reading; Fitzgerald translation

Book III: Polyphemus’ groan (May 09, 2016)
Book IV: The prayer of the god-forsaken (May 09, 2016)
Book V: The frailty of merit (May 11, 2016)
Book VII: Why do the gods disguise themselves? (May 11, 2016)
Book VIII: The truth told slant (May 12, 2016)
Book X: Fortune / Favors men who dare! (May 16, 2016)
Book XI: Bleeding trees (May 18, 2016)
Book XII: A final word on merit (May 19, 2016)

Fourth reading; Lombardo translation

Book I: Aeneas despairing (January 27, 2017)
Book II: Sinon, guiltless and wronged (January 29, 2017)
Book III: Book of exiles (February 18, 2017)
Book IV: Fate and ambiguity (February 20, 2017)
Book VII: The Aeneid‘s inflection point (March 01, 2017)

Fifth reading; Ruden translation

Book IV: Aeneas, the horse (May 30, 2017)

Miscellaneous

What I cannot forgive Odysseus (January 10, 2017)