A worldwide reading of Homer's Iliad

2019 Festival Européen Latin Grec

On Friday, March 22, the Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, DC hosted a reading of Iliad 24, as part of the 2019 Festival Européen Latin Grec. This annual, international festival, based in Lyon, France, promotes the public reading of ancient texts and encourages multi-lingual readings. At CHS, the languages represented were Ancient and Modern Greek, English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Latin, and Portuguese. Participants included faculty and students from the George Washington University and Howard University, as well as fellows and staff from the Center for Hellenic Studies. Thanks to all of the readers who made the event a success and a special thanks to Professor Katherine Wasdin, Assistant Professor of Classics at the George Washington University, for co-organizing the event with the CHS!