The Society for Ancient Languages at UAH is pleased to announce its upcoming Public Reading, to be held in Union Grove Gallery on Thursday, October 18, at 7:30 p.m. The topic is "Arma et Toga: The Roman Military Machine in War and State," and there will be readings in both Latin and English of writings by Horace, Cicero, and St. Augustine. In addition, Dr. Jerry Mebane, Professor of English, will speak on the concept of a just war. The Public Reading will also include a musical interlude featuring members of the Society.
This event is part of the build-up to Classics Week in Spring Semester 2008, which will feature Dr. Nathan Rosenstein of The Ohio State University, a specialist in the history of the Roman military.