Online Open House | The Cecropids and an Attic Aetiology in Ovid’s Metamorphoses, with Miriam Kamil
We were excited to welcome Miriam Kamil, a 5th year PhD candidate in classical philology at Harvard University, for an Online Open House. The topic of the discussion was: Ovid’s Cecropids and an Attic Aetiology: Metamorphoses 2.552–565, 708–832.
The event was streamed live on Thursday, November 21 at 11 a.m. EST, and was recorded.
In preparation, you might like to read two articles at Classical Inquiries:
- A sampling of comments on Pausanias: 1.18.1–9
- A sampling of comments on Pausanias: 1.24.8–1
You can watch the event on the Center for Hellenic Studies YouTube channel, or in the frame below:
Her dissertation is on the literary tradition of the Furies as adapted by Ovid in his Metamorphoses, under the tutelage of Richard Thomas, Greg Nagy, and Richard Tarrant.