Between East and West: Memories of the Cold War

  • Oswyn Murray Balliol College, Oxford, UK
Keywords: Suez Canal, Ovid and the Cuban Missile Crisis, , Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, Konopiste, Bibliotheca Academica Translationum, Tianjin


For the last fifty years the Respublica Litterarum in classical scholarship has been dominated by the divisions brought about by the Cold War. As this traumatic period begins to fade I have tried to recall the attempts of one classical scholar to bridge this gap between east and west. Let us not forget the past in building a new future.

Author Biography

Oswyn Murray, Balliol College, Oxford, UK