Announcements

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

Sappho…Continued

We are pleased to share the news that CHS is broadcasting to the public a live stream of events from SapphoFest 2015, to be held on Friday, December 11–Saturday, December 12. Please follow this link to Kleos@CHS for further details. Recent posts at Classical Inquiries have featured articles about Sappho, and translations by Gregory Nagy of the newest Sappho poems and fragments. You can also find publications and articles on… Read more

Epic Singers and Oral Tradition by Albert Bates Lord

"It is of the nature of things that Homer and his poems should play some role, directly or indirectly, in all the articles in this volume. It is not surprising, either, that South Slavic oral-traditional epic should loom large in them as well. Since my graduate work was also seriously concerned with medieval English and Germanic epic, some of the writings included here represent that field. Because the methodology that… Read more

The Meaning of Homeric εὔχομαι Through Its Formulas

The Center for Hellenic Studies is pleased to share Professor Leonard Muellner’s landmark study The meaning of Homeric εὔχομαι through its formulas. This online publication is open to all and free of charge. Muellner makes a systematic analysis of the constraints in which this word is used in Homeric texts—grammatical, stylistic, and contextual—and compares them, keeping in mind the framework of traditional diction, in which "a traditional poet uses a… Read more