Cover: Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 100 in HARDCOVER

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 100

Edited by Charles Segal

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$48.00 • £38.95 • €43.00

ISBN 9780674006560

Publication Date: 02/15/2002


This volume celebrates 100 years of Harvard Studies in Classical Philology. It contains essays by Harvard faculty, emeriti, currently enrolled graduate students and most recent Ph.D.s. It displays the range and diversity of the study of the Classics at Harvard at the beginning of the 21st century.

Contributors to volume 100 include: E. Badian, “Darius III”; Brian Breed, “Silenus and the Imago Vocis in Eclogue 6”; Wendell Clausen, “Propertius 2.32.35–36”; Kathleen Coleman, “Missio at Halicarnassus”; Stamatia Dova, “Who is μακάρτατος in the Odyssey?”; Casey Dué, “Tragic History and Barbarian Speech in Sallust’s Jugurtha”; John Duffy and Dimiter Angelov, “Observations on a Byzantine Manuscript in Harvard College Library”; Mary Ebbott, “The List of the War Dead in Aeschylus’ Persians”; José González, “Musai Hypophetores: Apollonius of Rhodes on Inspiration and Interpretation”; Albert Henrichs, “Drama and Dromena: Bloodshed, Violence, and Sacrificial Metaphor in Euripides”; Alexander Hollmann, “Epos as Authoritative Speech in Herodotos’ Histories”; Thomas Jenkins, “The Writing in (and of) Ovid’s Byblis Episode”; Christopher Jones, “Nero Speaking”; Prudence Jones, “Juvenal, the Niphates, and Trajan’s Column (Satire 6.407–412)”; Leah J. Kronenberg, “The Poet’s Fiction: Virgil’s Praise of the Farmer, Philosopher, and Poet at the End of Georgics 2”; Olga Levaniouk, “Aithôn, Aithon, and Odysseus”; Nino Luraghi, “Author and Audience in Thucydides’ Archaeology. Some Reflections”; Gregory Nagy, “‘Dream of a Shade’: Refractions of Epic Vision in Pindar’s Pythian 8 and Aeschylus’ Seven against Thebes”; Corinne Pache, “War Games: Odysseus at Troy”; David Petrain, “Hylas and Silva: Etymological Wordplay in Propertius 1.20”; Gloria Ferrari, “The Ilioupersis in Athens”; Tim Power, “The Parthenoi of Bacchylides 13”; Eric W. Robinson, “Democracy in Syracuse, 466–412 B.C.”; Charles Segal, “The Oracles of Sophocles’ Trachiniae: Convergence or Confusion?”; D. R. Shackleton Bailey, “On Statius’ Thebaid”; Zeph Stewart, “Plautus’ Amphitruo: Three Problems”; Sarolta Takàcs, “Politics and Religion in the Bacchanalian Affair of 186 B.C.E.”; Richard J. Tarrant, “The Soldier in the Garden and Other Intruders in Ovid’s Metamorphoses”; Richard Thomas, “A Trope by Any Other Name: ‘Polysemy,’ Ambiguity, and Significatio in Virgil”; Michael Tueller, “Well-Read Heroes Quoting the Aetia in Aeneid 8”; and Calvert Watkins, “A Distant Anatolian Echo in Pindar: The Origin of the Aegis Again.”

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