Posts Tagged by Brothers
|January 12, 2016||Filled under Featured, Texts, Topic for Discussion||
I was reading Gregory Nagy’s translation of the Sappho Brothers poem (“But you are always saying, in a chattering way, that Kharaxos will come in a ship full of goods”), and it made me think of Works and Days, in which Hesiod seems to have a similar concern about his brother Perses (“my father and yours, you inept Perses, used to sail around in ships, lacking a genuine livelihood.”) I wondered whether there were genuine similarities between the two passages, and whether there were other examples of siblings who are disconnected in some way. 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…