|January 20, 2016||Filled under Featured, Oral Poetics, Topic for Discussion||
The Birth of Vahagn is one of the songs Moses of Khoren mentions in his book. Prof. Nagy touched upon this song in Hour 21 of The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours.
Vahagn is known as the fire-god, god of war and courage. His epithet ,vishapakagh,’dragon slayer’, along with the fire element remind us of Hercules. Read more…
|September 12, 2015||Filled under Featured, Homeric Greek, Just Enough Greek, Tutorial||
We are pleased to share the following video about ancient Greek meter, featuring Professor Leonard Muellner. In this video, Muellner describes the basic rules of prosody, with a focus on dactylic hexameter, the meter of Homeric epic, and iambic trimeter, a meter used in ancient Greek tragedy.
This presentation is accessible to absolute beginners, as no previous knowledge of ancient Greek or poetic meter is assumed.
|May 15, 2015||Filled under Featured, Kosmos Society Site||
A while ago we presented an overview of how to get the most out of the forums, with guidance on how the forums are organized, and how to find and take part in discussions. This post provides guidance on how to use the tagging feature. If you are a member of Hour 25, please join […] Read more…
|December 3, 2014||Filled under Beyond Translation, Featured||
Here at Kosmos Society we have been continuing our exploration of the digital tools available that help us to carry out word searches and word studies. Most recently we have been using some of the features in Perseus under PhiloLogic. This is a set of search functions that take advantage of corpus linguistics research methods […] Read more…
|October 18, 2014||Filled under Beyond Translation, Featured|
~ A Quick Guide to Chicago Homer for Word Studies, with Illustrated Worked Examples ~ During their research, the Oinops Study Group made use of the Chicago Homer for some aspects of their research, and the Word Study Learning Group have been exploring further the types of searches and comparisons that can be made using this […] Read more…