Announcements

Les langues vivaces” at the Faculty of Medicine, the University of Lille 2

"In October of 2016, I had the pleasure of talking about Homeric poetry to the largest audience I have ever addressed in the many years I’ve spent teaching Classics—over 500 students in a huge new amphitheater at the University of Lille in northeastern France." Leonard Muellner explains how medical students there are being introduced to Latin and Greek—the "indestructible languages"—as part of the curriculum. Read more

An interview with Dr. Filippos Tsimpoglou, Director General, National Library of Greece

The National Library of Greece relocation project does not involve the mere transfer of books, but the full transition of the institution itself to a new era. Thanks to the Stavros Niarchos Foundation generous donation and the support of the Greek State, the National Library, under the direction of Dr. Filippos Tsimpoglou, is seeking to achieve a modern and exemplary modus operandi. Read more

The Homer Multitext Update

This summer, as we do every summer, we'll remove the bindings so to speak from the medieval manuscripts and fully examine their contents, study surviving papyrus fragments in all their multiform messiness, and try to visualize without judgment the Iliad known to Plato and Aeschines. The attested multiforms of the Iliad give us an opportunity to know and appreciate a wider range of performance traditions for this remarkable poem than… Read more

Online Repository of Particle Studies

The fifth volume consists of a searchable, sortable database designed to showcase the wealth of previous particle studies. An important tool for researchers, it includes information from the fourteen monographs on Greek particles that appeared between 1588 and 1993, as well as hundreds of dedicated articles, grammars, thesauruses, and lexica. Read more

Antigone Project Phase II

Students from high schools in Greece, India, the Netherlands, and the United States share performances from Sophocles' Antigone. Each group performed in the language of their choice, with complete freedom with regard to staging, costumes, and props. These videos are diverse in their interpretation, but common to all is the passion with which the students bring to life the ancient drama. They interpret with fierce clarity the struggle between individual… Read more