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

Upcoming Book Club Selections: Spring 2016

We are excited to share the themes for the upcoming Hour 25 Book Club selections. Look out for further announcements with details of the texts, and the related forum threads, nearer the time! March: Herodotus April: Aesop May: Celtic mythology There will also be CHS Open House discussions to tie in with these themes. Read more

Continue Learning with Professor Nagy & HeroesX

Hour 25 has two important learning opportunities to share with the community. We hope you will join us for one or both of these learning opportunities! Join the 5th version of HeroesX which begins on January 6th. Uncover Greece’s most important archaeological sites on an intergenerational trip. Read more