Editorial Note

Classics Ireland is fatter (more bytes?) than ever. Volume 3 continues to explore connections between Ireland and the ancient world, both directly and indirectly. There are articles on old Irish scholars, Georges Cockburn and Thomson as well as last year's Classical Association president and Nobel prize winner, Seamus Heaney. An indirect connection may also be observed in the articles on contraception, abortion and the Vatican, while less controversial, but equally interesting, topics include slavery, Greek tragedy and, a new and welcome departure, Greek myth and German poetry. Book reviews have expanded and there are three in this issue.

This journal is produced primarily for the members of the Classical Association of Ireland. The only requirement for membership is an interest in the ancient world. If you would like to write something for us, please bear the readership in mind - we prefer shorter articles with not many footnotes, following the conventions of Greece and Rome. Please send articles, if possible, on disk as well as paper, to me at the address below. They will be sent out to readers before a decision to publish.

Theresa Urbainczyk,
Dept of Classics
University College
Dublin 4
Republic of Ireland

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