Parrots in Antiquity

  • Institute for the Study of the Ancient World 15 East 84th Street New York, NY, 10028 United States

RSVP required: maggie.pavao@nyu.edu.

Join Pinkie the parrot and Patrick J. Burns, Digital & Special Projects Associate for the
ISAW Library, for a discussion around specially prepared readings from Ovid, Persius, and Macrobius about parrots in Latin literature.

Patrick received his PhD in Classics from Fordham University with a focus on Latin poetry. For the past seven years, Patrick has led the Iter Zoologicum, a tour of the Bronx Zoo during which he read selections about animals in antiquity with teachers, students, and
other Classics enthusiasts.