Posts Tagged by Homeric traditions
|October 9, 2017||Filled under Featured, Homeric Greek, Reading Homer||
In this video, Gregory Nagy, Douglas Frame, and Leonard Muellner have an informal discussion of ‘weird forms’ in Homer, of the preserving power of Homeric tradition, and of the study of Homeric language as a system, with the example of the name Nestor and related verb-forms. Read more…
|October 20, 2016||Filled under CHS Dialogues, Featured||
Did you know that in the ancient Mediterranean world, a palm tree could be a symbol of fertility associated with justice? Gregory Nagy and Keith Stone also discuss this and more in the latest CHS Dialogue.
Don’t miss their analysis of a fascinating Attic red-figure column-krater (c. 450 BCE) featuring Apollo, Artemis, and a sacred palm tree. Read more…