The ugly stain of doctoral origins has been well scoured out

neither tarrant nor thomas at harvard have enough latin. coleman – possibly, but not guaranteed. i am sceptical, you see, at the end of a huge commentary on Aeneid 6

I rarely comment explicitly on the merits of an article, but ‘EV 4, 1234’ indicates a piece less good than ‘EV 4, 1234 (Pecorino)’

if you do not have a sound working knowledge of poetic Greek usage from Homer to the Alexandrians, your reading of Virgil is unfortunately but inevitably much at risk

who was Bob Dylan? should I know?

Nicholas Horsfall