Project: Antigone

Students from the 1st High School and 2nd High School of Nafplio are participating in the Antigone project in which high school students from the UK, Netherlands, Greece, Lebanon, and the US read and act part of Sophocles' Antigone. The project is ongoing, and each school from England, Netherlands and Greece is working through the final recording. Today, we would like to introduce the students from Greece. Read more

Online Resources at the Center for Hellenic Studies

We would like to share some online resources from the Center of Hellenic Studies . CHS has on line publications that you can access free of charge. You can visit Publications which include Hellenic Studies Series, Classics@, and Classical Inquiries. CHS has a news bulletin called Kleos@CHS, the official news bulletin of Harvard’s Center for Hellenic Studies. Read more

Now Online: The Anger of Achilles by Leonard Muellner

Hour 25 members who have enjoyed our past discussions with Professor Leonard Muellner will be happy to hear that the Center for Hellenic Studies has added Muellner's The Anger of Achilles: Mênis in Greek Epic to its curated collection of free, online books. As in his first full-length volume, The meaning of Homeric εὔχομαι through its formulas, Muellner has focused this study on a single word and theme, but in… Read more

A Californian Hymn to Homer

Much as an ancient hymnist carries a familiar subject into new directions of song, the contributors to A Californian Hymn to Homer draw upon Homeric scholarship as inspiration for pursuing new ways of looking at texts, both within the Homeric tradition and outside it. This set of seven original essays, accompanied by a new translation of the Homeric “Hymn to Apollo,” considers topics that transcend traditional generic distinctions between epic… Read more

Forthcoming Publication | Particles in Ancient Greek Discourse

UPDATED: The first four volumes are now available in the online publication of Particles in Ancient Greek Discourse: Five Volumes Exploring Particle Use Across Genres, a born-digital publication from the Hellenic Studies Series co-authored by Anna Bonifazi, Annemieke Drummen, and Mark de Kreij. This comprehensive work analyzes particle usage across five genres of ancient Greek discourse. Read more