Visiting Scholars

Transcript: CHS Open House, with Gregory Nagy, on nostos, Names, and the Younger Generation of Heroes

We were pleased to welcome Gregory Nagy, and Allie Marbry, for another CHS Open House session. Following last week's conversation, and in conjunction with the readings of the Book Club, our discussion topics included questions from the community about some of the issues that emerged from those conversations. This event is available only in transcription, as a PDF handout. Read more

Video—CHS Open House with Gregory Nagy and Guests on the Odyssey, Kingship, and Nestor

Professor Gregory Nagy (Harvard University) Professor Leonard Muellner (Brandeis University), Douglas Frame, and Allie Marbry, join for a CHS Open House Discussion. Questions discussed included: How is kingship depicted and does it reflect the historical situation? If Nestor is 'never at fault' does that affect how we can understand his role in the Odyssey? Is Odysseus the last of the epic heroes, and if so, what about Telemakhos' generation? Read more