Iliad

Video—CHS Open House: The Iliad and the Greek Bronze Age, with Casey Dué

We were pleased to welcome Casey Dué for a CHS Open House session, which was recorded and can be viewed in this post. How old is the Iliad? The Trojan War has traditionally been dated since antiquity to about 1250 BCE, and the Iliad is usually dated five hundred years or more after that, but there are hints in the linguistic and archaeological record that something like our Iliad was… Read more

India and Greece: Four Comparative Approaches

This slideshow requires JavaScript. Harvard’s Center for Hellenic Studies has announced the publication of Classics@12: Comparative Approaches to India and Greece. This online volume contains papers comparing specific literary and cultural traditions in India and Greece. The papers served as the basis of discussion… Read more