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Latest publication by Head of Classics, John Godwin

Tuesday 7 January 2014

The latest book by Shrewsbury’s Head of Classics John Godwin was published on 19th December 2013 by Bloomsbury.

Ovid’s Metamorphoses III is the prescribed edition of the set text for Latin AS level from 2015. It tells the story of Pentheus, the impious king of Thebes who insults the god Bacchus.  The god punishes the king by...
But you will have to read the book to find out!  (More details on request:

John’s numerous other published works include Lucretius (Bloomsbury, Ancients in Action series) and large-scale editions of the poetry of Catullus and Lucretius.

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