It's an interview with Fagles on his translation of the Aeneid, and it has a wonderful bit specifically on translating arma virumque cano. I think it's a must read for any student pondering translation choices.
Glaukôpis has finally, after five years, graduated with BAs in Classics, English, and history. She will be heading off to England shortly to begin grad school in Classics. The blog will continue chronicling her academic endeavours as well as whatever interesting Classical tidbits she notes along the way. Glaukôpis' parents hope that she does not pick up a British accent in her year abroad. Glaukôpis herself thinks this would be quite amusing.
"Without Latin you should just stay in bed!" - Fr. Reginald Foster, Chief Latinist of the Vatican
"But I have never gone away from them. How can an educated person stay away from the Greeks? I have always been far more interested in them than in science." - Albert Einstein
"I would beg Leave to ask whether any People in any Age or Country ever defended and preserved their Liberty from the Encroachment of Power without suffering present Inconveniences. The Roman People suffered themselves to be defeated by their Enemies, rather than submit to the Tyranny of the Nobles" – John Dickinson, 1768
"Befriend the scroll, the palette. It pleases more than wine. Writing for him who knows it is better than all other professions. It pleases more than bread and beer, more than clothing and ointment. It is worth more than an inheritance in Egypt, than a tomb in the west." - "Papyrus Lansing," Nebmare-nakht