Absolutely classic: satire and subversion in the classical world

This event has finished Took place on: Friday, 23rd Nov 2018

From the popularity of Aristophanes – the father of satire – in ancient Greece, to Horace and Juvenal in ancient Rome, the classical world is rich in examples of satire and subversion that are often humorous in nature, even by modern standards.

Joined by writer and classicist, David Stuttard, and Professor of Classics at King’s College London, Edith Hall, this panel discussion investigates this theme with reference to a variety of objects and sources.

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2018-11-23 2018-11-23 Europe/London Absolutely classic: satire and subversion in the classical world Joined by writer and classicist, David Stuttard, and Professor of Classics at King’s College London, Edith Hall, this panel discussion investigates this theme with reference to a variety of objects and sources. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2018/11/23/absolutely-classic-satire-and-subversion-in-the-classical-world-179707 The British Museum,Great Russell Street, London,London,London

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