On Thursday evening, January 14th
the Classical Society held a dinner to celebrate all things classical, but
particularly to bring together those boys studying Greek at the College.
Guests of honour were Hamish Aird (now in
his 50th year since arriving to teach Classics at Radley, and pictured above showing
off a fragment of Minoan pottery) and Harry Constant (also pictured above left),
late of B Social and freshly in possession of a place to read Classical
Archaeology and Ancient History at St John's, Oxford. Finn Salter, late of D,
who has also gained a place on the same course, was unfortunately unable to
A Greek-themed meal was enlivened with
several archaeological and poetical interludes (Johnny Dewhurst is pictured
below reading aloud from Plato's Symposium), and
finished with a rousing rendition of 'What shall we do with a drunken sailor?',
in ancient Greek, led by PWG.