ARLT Summer School/INSET 2008 video diary day 4

The video diary is here. (4m. 10s.)

On Thursday Will Griffiths and friends led 3 sessions on using IT in Latin teaching. There’s a glimpse of the course group photo, and a mention of the AGM, and of Dr Mark Bradley’s lecture on Colour and Meaning in Ancient Sculpture. There’s a bit of an explanation of the entertainment to be held on Friday evening.

ARLT Summer School/INSET 2008 video diary day 3

The video diary is here (5m.37s.)
It includes a fairly full report of Tom Harrison on [modern scholarly trends on] Herodotus, with shorter mentions of Dr. Kathryn on Cicero and Wilf O’Neill on Classical motifs in the modern world. The trip to Lincoln is mentioned, but will have its own slide show on line soon.

ARLT Summer School/INSET 2008 video diary day 2

The video diary is here. (4m. 34s.)

It covers the Tuesday. There are comments on breakfast-time behaviour, another Option Group, coffee time underneath the colonnade, Dr Kathryn Tempest on Cicero’s first Catiline, and Ashley Carter on the new A level syllabus in Latin. There is a brief excerpt from a choir rehearsal.

ARLT Summer School/INSET 2008 video diary day 1

The video diary is here (3m.26s.)

It covers an introduction to the venue and the course and explanation of Option Groups and their value, with an account of one particular Option Group session.
There is also a brief account of a lecture by Dr Patrick Finglass on the Joy of Homeric Epithets.

New Oxford translations in paperback

For once, the OUP mailing’s first notices are all of books that a school teacher may well find useful:

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The Annals
The Reigns of Tiberius, Claudius, and Nero
Cornelius Tacitus

J. C. Yardley

Anthony A. Barrett

  • A lively new translation of ancient historian Tacitus’ account of the reigns of three of Rome’s most memorable emperors, Tiberius, Claudius, and Nero, accompanied by a wide-ranging and informative introduction and notes

12 June 2008 | £10.99 | Paperback | 592 pages
For more details, visit: www.oup.com/uk/catalogue?ci=9780192824219

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The Library of Greek Mythology
Apollodorus

Translated with introduction and notes by Robin Hard

  • The only accurate, affordable edition of an ancient guide to Greek myth

12 June 2008 | £7.99 | Paperback | 336 pages | Oxford Paperbacks
For more details, visit: www.oup.com/uk/catalogue?ci=9780199536320

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Bacchae and Other Plays
Euripides

Edited and translated by James Morwood

Introduction by Edith Hall

  • The four plays newly translated in this volume are among Euripides’ most exciting works

12 June 2008 | £7.99 | Paperback | 288 pages | Oxford Paperbacks
For more details, visit: www.oup.com/uk/catalogue?ci=9780199540525

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The Satires
Juvenal

Translated by Niall Rudd

With introduction and notes by William Barr

  • Accurate in style and rhythm to the original

12 June 2008 | £8.99 | Paperback | 304 pages | Oxford Paperbacks
For more details, visit: www.oup.com/uk/catalogue?ci=9780199540662