Online Open House|An exploration of the relevance of Odysseus’s words about kingship, with Leonard Muellner and Douglas Frame
|January 16, 2020||Filled under Featured, Visiting Scholars||
We are excited to welcome Leonard Muellner and Douglas Frame for an Online Open House. The title of the discussion is: ‘An exploration of the relevance of Odysseus’s words about kingship in Odyssey 8 to the Ionian setting of Homeric poetry’. The session will be live-streamed and recorded.The event will take place on Thursday, January 23 at 11:00 a.m. EST. You can view on the Center for Hellenic Studies YouTube channel and the recording will be added to this post afterwards.
To get ready for the event, you might like to read: An exploration of the relevance of Odysseus’s words about kingship in Odyssey 8 to the Ionian setting of Homeric poetry
Leonard Muellner is Professor Emeritus of Classical Studies at Brandeis University and a Senior Fellow at the Center for Hellenic Studies. Educated at Harvard (Ph.D. 1973), his scholarly interests center on Homeric epic, with special interests in historical linguistics, anthropological approaches to the study of myth, and the poetics of oral traditional poetry.
Senior Fellow, Center for Hellenic Studies, Washington, DC; Associate Director, Center for Hellenic Studies, 2000-2012; Ph.D., Harvard, 1971; main interest, Homeric epic; related interests, historical linguistics, Sanskrit epic.