Posts Tagged by Richard Martin
|March 31, 2018||Filled under Featured, Visiting Scholars||
We were pleased to welcome Professor Richard Martin, Anthony and Isabelle Raubitschek Professor in Classics at Stanford University, for a CHS Online Open House discussion about heroine cult and tragedy, with special reference to the Medea of Euripides.
There is a handout of the slides available as a PDF. Read more…
|April 28, 2016||Filled under Community, Featured, Visiting Scholars||
We were pleased to welcome Professor Richard Martin, Anthony and Isabelle Raubitschek Professor in Classics at Stanford University, for our CHS Open House discussion on Táin, concentrating on The Cattle-Raid of Cooley, numbers 7–7b, on the young Cuchulain.
The discussion will take place on Thursday, May 5 at 11:00 a.m. EDT. Read more…
|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…
|October 2, 2014||Filled under Book Club, Community, Featured||
Dear H25 participants, Our next Book Club selection is Chapter 3 of The Language of Heroes by Richard P. Martin. Our discussion will be held via Google+ Hangout on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 1:00 p.m EDT Please sign up for the Google+ hangout on the Forum thread. Happy Readings! Sarah & Janet Read more…
|September 1, 2014||Filled under Featured, Visiting Scholars||
We were pleased to welcome Professor Richard Martin (Stanford University) for a CHS Open House Discussion with members of the Hour 25 and CHS community about muthos, mythology, and the language of heroes. You can view the recording below, or on the Google+ event page. For more information about Professor Martin and his research, visit his faculty […] Read more…