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TALK: Ag Tabhairt Odaiséis Abhaile – Bringing Odysseus Home

February 18, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm UTC+0

Ag Tabhairt Odaiséis Abhaile – Bringing Odysseus Home is a talk by Dr Pádraic Moran (Ancient Classics, University of Galway) on the fascinating endeavours of Classicists at the University of Galway, focussing on the work of figures such as Professor Margaret Heavey (1907–80) and Professor George Thomson (1903–87), in particular their contributions to teaching Ancient Classics, Greek, and Latin through Irish, including the translation of monumental Greek and Roman epics.

The talk will be followed by a trilingual reading of Homer’s Odyssey by Chiara Corongiu, Mary Madec, and Laoighseach Ní Choistealbha.  Hosted by Lillis Ó Laoire

Admission is FREE!

BOOK tickets at: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/ag-tabhairt-odaiseis-abhaile-bringing-odysseus-home-tickets-490774709367

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Date:
February 18, 2023
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm UTC+0
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/ag-tabhairt-odaiseis-abhaile-bringing-odysseus-home-tickets-490774709367

Venue

Galway City Museum
Galway City Museum
Spanish Parade, Galway H91 CX5P Ireland
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(091) 532460
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