“Tolkien and the Classical World”, Panel for Tolkien 2019, will take place in Birmingham.
For more information on buying tickets and the complete event programme: www.tolkien2019.com
Williams, H. (Leiden University). Tolkien and the Classics: A Review.
Vuković, K. (Catholic University of Croatia). Classical Mythology in the Silmarillion: Recasting Greek and Roman epic.
Pezzini, G. (University of St Andrews). The Gods in Tolkien’s Epic.
Clare, R. (University of Liverpool). Tolkien’s Numenor and Classical Historiography.
Harrisson, J. (Newman University, Birmingham). Gondor: A Western Byzantium.
The edited volume Tolkien and the Classical World is set for release in Autumn 2020 by Walking Tree Publishers and features scholars from different academic backgrounds, including Classical Philology, Medieval Studies, Theology, and English Literature. The range of topics covers ancient epic, historiography, geographic/spatial studies, philosophy, religion, linguistics, and post-Classical legacies.