Charles Meynier, 1768-1832. Clio, Muse of History (1800). Oil on canvas, 273 x 176 cm. The Cleveland Museum of Art. Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase Fund, 2003.6.5.

Proxima Poetis: Latin Historiography
and Poetry in the Early Empire

An international conference at the University of Virginia, 11-12 April 2008.

Those planning to attend are asked to register in advance. Contact
John Miller ( or Tony Woodman ( no later than Friday, 4 April 2008.

Some hotel rooms are available to conference attendees at a special rate but these must be reserved by Monday, 10 March. Contact Cyndy Kelly (

Support for the conference was generously provided by the Dean of Arts and Sciences, the Corcoran Department of History, the Ancient History Fund, the Carl H. and Martha S. Lindner Center for Art History, and the Special Lectures Committee at the University of Virginia.

Contact the Department of Classics:
Executive Secretary: Cyndy Kelly (
Phone: 434-924-3008