The Essay - Greek and Latin Voices
BBC Radio 3’s new 12 week series The Essay: Greek and Latin Voices offers listeners an accessible modern guide to some of the foundation texts of Western culture.
The Essay: Greek and Latin Voices will be broadcast Monday to Thursday, 11.00pm-11.15pm, in six fortnightly blocs, one week with a Greek focus and one week with a Latin focus. The series focuses on the works of the major figures of Greek and Latin literature, philosophy, history and politics, including Thucydides, Euripides, Plato, Horace, Augustine, Tacitus, Juvenal, Cicero and Virgil.
Contributors include the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, broadcaster Martha Kearney, poet Michael Longley and scientist Baroness Greenfield.
Co-produced by the Open University, for more details
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The Essay Monday to Thursday night on Radio 3 at 11pm and available for 1 week to Listen Online.