|July 13, 2018||Filled under Featured, Research||
Paraskevi Foti has written a doctoral dissertation on teaching ancient Greek to pre-school children in Greece, using Aesop’s Fables, and music. Here, she shares some insights from her research. Read more…
|February 9, 2016||Filled under Featured, News, Research||
UPDATED: The first four volumes are now available in the online publication of Particles in Ancient Greek Discourse: Five Volumes Exploring Particle Use Across Genres, a born-digital publication from the Hellenic Studies Series co-authored by Anna Bonifazi, Annemieke Drummen, and Mark de Kreij.
This comprehensive work analyzes particle usage across five genres of ancient Greek discourse. Read more…
|December 10, 2015||Filled under Connections for Further Study, Featured, Research, Texts||
We are pleased to share the news that CHS is broadcasting to the public a live stream of events from SapphoFest 2015, to be held on Friday, December 11–Saturday, December 12. Please follow this link to Kleos@CHS for further details.
Recent posts at Classical Inquiries have featured articles about Sappho, and translations by Gregory Nagy of the newest Sappho poems and fragments. You can also find publications and articles on the CHS website. Read more…
|November 19, 2015||Filled under Featured, News, Research||
“It is of the nature of things that Homer and his poems should play some role, directly or indirectly, in all the articles in this volume. It is not surprising, either, that South Slavic oral-traditional epic should loom large in them as well. Since my graduate work was also seriously concerned with medieval English and Germanic epic, some of the writings included here represent that field. Because the methodology that I inherited from my teacher Milman Parry is, I believe, applicable to many other narrative poetries, references to them are not infrequent.” Read more…
|September 24, 2015||Filled under Featured, Homeric Greek, News, Research, Word Study||
The Center for Hellenic Studies is pleased to share Professor Leonard Muellner’s landmark study The meaning of Homeric εὔχομαι through its formulas. This online publication is open to all and free of charge.
Muellner makes a systematic analysis of the constraints in which this word is used in Homeric texts—grammatical, stylistic, and contextual—and compares them, keeping in mind the framework of traditional diction, in which “a traditional poet uses a repertoire of formulas and themes to express his meaning.” He also provides a semantic analysis of its etymology, which is key to explaining its meaning as ‘say (in a functionally marked context)’.