Posts Tagged by Sappho 44
|August 31, 2016||Filled under Community, Featured, Visiting Scholars||
“Song 44 of Sappho, which has a form conventionally described as lyric, is not only related to the form of epic as exemplified by the Homeric Iliad and Odyssey: more than that, this form of lyric, like the form of epic, originates from an oral tradition.”
You can watch the recording of this video discussion featuring Gregory Nagy of Harvard University.
|February 28, 2015||Filled under Connections for Further Study, Featured||
Many community members have been reading Gregory Nagy’s recent commentary about Song 44 of Sappho and the role of women in the making of epic on the Classical Inquiries website. Below are some resources for additional study inspired by that post. Primary Texts Sappho (trans. Gregory Nagy), on the CHS website. Also, see Sappho 44 below. Epic […] Read more…