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Cover: Imagination and <i>Logos</i>: Essays on C. P. Cavafy

Imagination and Logos: Essays on C. P. Cavafy

Roilos, Panagiotis

This book explores diverse but complementary interdisciplinary approaches to the poetics, intertexts, and influence of the work of C. P. Cavafy (Konstantinos Kavafis), one of the most important twentieth-century European poets. Contributors include Eve Sedgwick, Helen Vendler, Dimitrios Yatromanolakis, Richard Dellamora, Mark Doty, James Faubion, Diana Haas, John Chioles, Albert Henrichs, Kathleen Coleman, Michael Paschalis, Peter Jeffreys, and Panagiotis Roilos.

Cover: Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 105

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 105

Coleman, Kathleen M.

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 105 includes Carolyn Higbie, “Divide and Edit: A Brief History of Book Divisions”; Ho Kim, “Aristotle’s Hamartia Reconsidered”; Andrew Faulkner, “Callimachus and His Allusive Virgins: Delos, Hestia, and the Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite”; and other essays.

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Poems: The Canon

Cavafy, C. P.
Yatromanolakis, Dimitrios
Chioles, John

C.P. Cavafy (Konstantinos Petrou Kavafis) is one of the most important Greek poets since antiquity. He set in motion the most powerful modernism in early twentieth-century European poetry, exhibiting simple truths about eroticism, history, and philosophy. Based on a fifty-year interaction with Cavafy’s poetry and its Greek and western European intertexts, John Chioles has produced an authoritative and exceptionally nuanced translation of the complex linguistic registers of Cavafy’s Canon into English.

Cover: The Shackles of Modernity: Women, Property, and the Transition from the Ottoman Empire to the Greek State, 1750-1850

The Shackles of Modernity: Women, Property, and the Transition from the Ottoman Empire to the Greek State, 1750-1850

Doxiadis, Evdoxios

Cover: Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 97: Greece in Rome: Influence, Integration, Resistance

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 97: Greece in Rome: Influence, Integration, Resistance

Segal, Charles

Volume 97 of Harvard Studies in Classical Philology is a special issue, entitled “Greece in Rome,” comprising revised versions of papers presented at a Loeb Classical Conference on the question of the Greek influence on Roman culture, with a particular though not exclusive emphasis on the Augustan period. The papers reflect the complexity of the relationship between the cultures involved—Greek, Roman, and Italic—and span many fields: history, literature, philosophy, linguistics, religion, and the visual arts.

Cover: Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 98

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 98

Thomas, Richard F.

Cover: Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 96

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 96

Tarrant, R. J.

This volume of nineteen articles includes, among others, “The Jewish Donor Inscriptions from Aphrodisias: Are They Both Third-Century, and Who Are the Theosebeis?” by Marianne Palmer Bonz; “Where Ion Stood, What Ion Sang,” by Timothy W. Boyd; and “Can Tacitus’ Dialogus Be Dated? Evidence and Historical Conclusions,” by C. O. Brink.

Cover: Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 104

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 104

Luraghi, Nino

This volume includes “Iliad 4.384 Tudê, Iliad 15.339 Mêkistê, and Odyssey 19.136 Odysê” by Jeremy Rau; “Craft Similes and the Construction of Heroes in the Iliad” by Naomi Rood; and other essays.

Cover: Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 95

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 95

Clausen, Wendell

This volume of eighteen articles offers, among others: “The Fragments of Heliodorus Homericus,” by Andrew R. Dyck; “Aeschylus, Eumenides 64–88 and the Ex Cathedra Language of Apollo,” by Hayden Pelliccia; “Aeschyli Prometheus,” by G. Zuntz; and “Medicine, Music, and Magic: The Healing Grace of Pindar’s Fourth Nemean,” by Georgia Ann Machemer.

Cover: Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 99

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 99

Segal, Charles

Cover: Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 71

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 71

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 71 includes “Politics and Early Attic Tragedy,” by John H. Finley, Jr.; “Pseudo-Xenophon,” by G. W. Bowersock; “Noctes Propertianae,” by G. P. Goold; and other essays.

Cover: Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 72

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 72

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 72 includes “Homer as Oral Poet,” by Albert B. Lord; “Callimachus, Fragments 260–261,” by Hugh Lloyd-Jones and John Rea; “A King’s Notebooks,” by E. Badian; and other essays.

Cover: Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 73

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 73

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 73 includes “A Structural Analysis of the Digressions in the Iliad and the Odyssey,” by Julia Haig Gaisser; “Bacchylides’ Ode 5: Imitation and Originality,” by Mary R. Lefkowitz; “Agamemnonea,” by Hugh Lloyd-Jones; and other essays.

Cover: Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 74

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 74

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 74 includes “Hera’s Anvils,” by Cedric H. Whitman; “A Further Remark on Lachmann’s Law,” by Calvert Watkins; “Catullus and Callimachus,” by Wendell Clausen; and other essays.

Cover: Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 75

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 75

This volume includes fifteen articles by, among others, David M. Gunn; Wendell Clausen; G. W. Bowersock; Robert Renehan; George Leonidas Koniaris; Emilio Gabba; Herbert C. Youtie; Gerald M. Browne; and David Gordon Mitten and Gülden Yüğrüm.

Cover: Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 76

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 76

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 76, dedicated to Walton Brooks McDaniel, includes “Language and Characterization in Homer,” by the late Adam Parry; “The Rhythm of Hesiod’s Works and Days,” by Charles Rowan Beye; “Pindar Fr. 169,” by Hugh Lloyd-Jones; and other essays.

Cover: Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 77

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 77

Among the fourteen articles in this volume are “Aspects of Religion in Classical Greece,” by W. den Boer; “Mani and the Babylonian Baptists: A Historical Confrontation,” by Albert Heinrichs; “On Euripides’ Helen,” by Christian Wolff; and “Alexander, Palamedes, Troades, Sisyphus—A Connected Tetralogy? A Connected Trilogy?” by George Leonidas Koniaris.

Cover: Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 78

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 78

Among the eleven articles in this volume, dedicated to Mason Hammond, are “The Emergence of Mediaeval Towns: Independence or Continuity?” by Professor Hammond; “Existimatio, Fama, and the Ides of March,” by Zvi Yavetz; and “Sophocles: Ajax 815–824,” by Cedric H. Whitman.

Cover: Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 79

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 79

This volume of nineteen essays includes, among others, “Oxyrhynchus and Rome,” by Eric G. Turner; “The Frequency and Structuring of Traditional Formulas in Hesiod’s Theogony,” by William W. Minton; and “Thucydides’ Ethics as Reflected in the Description of Stasis (3.82–83),” by Lowell Edmunds.

Cover: Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 80

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 80

This volume of seventeen essays includes, among others, “Royal Documents in Maccabees II,” by Christian Habicht; “Sophocles’ Philoctetes and the Teachings of the Sophists,” by Peter W. Rose; and “The Text of Aristotle’s De Motu Animalium,” by Martha C. Nussbaum.

Cover: Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 81

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 81

This volume of fifteen essays includes, among others, “La titulature de Nicée et de Nicomédie: La gloire et la haine,” by Louis Robert; “Callinus 1 and Tyrtaeus 10 as Poetry,” by A. W. H. Adkins; and “The Curse of Civilization: The Choral Odes of the Phoenissae,” by Marylin B. Arthur.

Cover: Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 83

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 83

Henrichs, Albert

This volume of fourteen articles includes, among others, “The Bee Maidens of the Homeric Hymn to Hermes,” by Susan Scheinberg; “Eleatic Conventionalism and Philolaus on the Conditions of Thought,” by Martha Craven Nussbaum; and “The Basis of Stoic Ethics,” by Nicholas P. White.

Cover: Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 84

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 84

Shackleton Bailey, D. R.

This volume of fifteen essays includes, among others, “The Case of the Door’s Marriage (Catullus 67.6),” by E. Badian; “The Date of Tacitus’ Dialogus,” by Charles E. Murgia; and “Poetae Novelli,” by Alan Cameron.

Cover: Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 85

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 85

Shackleton Bailey, D. R.

This volume of sixteen essays includes, among others, “Sequence and Simultaneity in Iliad N, Ξ, and O,” by Cedric H. Whitman and Ruth Scodel; “Two Inscriptions from Aphrodisias,” by Christopher Jones; and “The Authenticity of the Letter of Sappho to Phaon (Heroides XV),” by R. J. Tarrant.

Cover: Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 86

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 86

Clausen, Wendell

This volume of sixteen essays includes, among others, “The Earliest Stages in the History of Hesiod’s Text,” by Friedrich Solmsen; “Notes on Plautus’ Bacchides,” by Otto Skutsch; and “Gadflies (Virg. Geo. 3.146–148),” by Richard F. Thomas.

Cover: Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 87

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 87

Shackleton Bailey, D. R.

This volume of fifteen essays includes, among others, “The Early Greek Poets: Some Interpretations,” by Robert Renehan; “The ‘Sobriety’ of Oedipus: Sophocles OC 100 Misunderstood,” by Albert Henrichs; and “Virgil’s Ecphrastic Centerpieces,” by Richard F. Thomas.

Cover: Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 88

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 88

Shackleton Bailey, D. R.

This volume of thirteen essays includes, among others, “Tantalus and Anaxagoras,” by Ruth Scodel; “Notes on Seneca ‘Rhetor,’” by W. S. Watt; and “More on Pseudo-Quintilian’s Longer Declamations,” by D. R. Shackleton Bailey.

Cover: Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 89

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 89

Shackleton Bailey, D. R.

This volume of thirteen essays includes, among others, “Herodotean Cruces,” by Robert Renehan; “Wine, Water, and Callimachean Polemics,” by Peter Knox; and “Vindiciae Horatianae,” by D. R. Shackleton Bailey.

Cover: Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 90

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 90

Tarrant, R. J.

This volume of sixteen articles includes, among others, T. D. Barnes, “The Significance of Tacitus’ Dialogus de oratoribus”; Wendell Clausen, “Cicero and the New Poetry”; and Gregory Crane, “Three Notes on Herodas 8.”

Cover: Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 91

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 91

Tarrant, R. J.

This volume of twenty articles includes, among others: “An Ethnic Joke in Homer?” by T. Corey Brennan; “The Laughter of Aphrodite in Theocritus, Idyll 1,” by Gregory Crane; “The Glossographoi,” by Andrew R. Dyck; and “The Rhetoric of Desperation,” by R. L. Fowler.

Cover: Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 92

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 92

Tarrant, R. J.

This volume of twenty-two articles includes, among others: “Daedalus and Icarus in the Ars Amatoria,” by Charles F. Ahern, Jr.; “Structure and Chronology in Ammianus, Book 14,” by T. D. Barnes; and “Lucretius, Epicurus, and Prehistory,” by Daniel R. Blickman.

Cover: Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 100

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 100

Segal, Charles

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.

Cover: Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 101

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 101

This volume includes: Lucia Athanassaki, "Transformations of Colonial Disruption into Narrative Continuity in Pindar’s Epinician Odes"; Christina Clark, "Minos’ Touch and Theseus’ Glare: Gestures in Bakkhylides 17"; James J. Clauss, "Once upon a Time on Cos: A Banquet with Pan on the Side in Theocritus Idyll 7"; David M. Engel, "Women’s Role in the Home and the State: Stoic Theory Reconsidered"; John Gibert, "Apollo’s Sacrifice: The Limits of a Metaphor in Greek Tragedy"; Peter Grossardt, "The Title of Aeschylus’ Ostologoi"; D. R. Shackleton Bailey, "New Readings in Valerius Maximus"; and many others.

Cover: Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 102

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 102

Henrichs, Albert

Cover: Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 103

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 103

Henrichs, Albert

Cover: <i>The Oxopetra Elegies</i> and <i>West of Sorrow</i>

The Oxopetra Elegies and West of Sorrow

Elytis, Odysseas
Connolly, David

The Nobel Prize was awarded to Elytis in 1979 “for his poetry, which, against the background of Greek tradition, depicts with sensuous strength and intellectual clear-sightedness modern man’s struggle for freedom and creativeness.” This volume contains translations of two late collections, the second published months before his death in 1995.

Cover: Music and Cultural Politics in Greek and Chinese Societies, Volume 1: Greek Antiquity

Music and Cultural Politics in Greek and Chinese Societies, Volume 1: Greek Antiquity

Yatromanolakis, Dimitrios

Music and Cultural Politics in Greek and Chinese Societies, Volume 1: Greek Antiquity is the first part of a three-volume set focused on the intriguing interaction between music and song-making and practices of cultural politics. Volume I investigates major aspects of this intricate sociocultural phenomenon exclusively in ancient Greek societies.

Cover: The Poems of the Canon

The Poems of the Canon

Cavafy, C. P.
Chioles, John

C. P. Cavafy is one of the most important and influential Greek poets since antiquity. Based on a thirty-year scholarly and literary interaction with Cavafy’s poetry and its Greek and Western European intertexts, Chioles has produced a most authoritative and nuanced translation of the complex linguistic registers of Cavafy’s Canon into English.

Cover: Greek Mythologies: Antiquity and Surrealism

Greek Mythologies: Antiquity and Surrealism

Yatromanolakis, Dimitrios

Yatromanolakis examines the complex, at times contradictory, responses to ancient Greece in Greek and broader Western European modernism. Exploring the dynamics of ruination and the reconfiguration of fundamental icons of ancient mythology in surrealism, the author shows that Greek antiquity was an integral constituent of avant-garde myth-making.

Cover: Solomon and Marcolf

Solomon and Marcolf

Solomon and Marcolf pits wise Solomon, famous from the Bible, against a wily peasant named Marcolf. Cited by Bakhtin in Rabelais and His World, Solomon and Marcolf is widely known by name. But until now it has not been translated into any modern language. The present volume offers an introduction, followed by the Latin and English, detailed commentary, and reproductions of woodcut illustrations from the 1514 edition.

Cover: Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 106

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 106

Coleman, Kathleen M.

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 106 includes Natasha Bershadsky, “A Picnic, a Tomb, and a Crow: Hesiod’s Cult in the Works and Days”; Alexander Dale, “Sapphica”; Guillermo Galán Vioque, “A New Manuscript of Classical Authors in Spain”; Jarrett T. Welsh, “The Dates of the Dramatists of the Fabula Togata”; and other essays.

Cover: De nobilitate animi

De nobilitate animi

Guillelmus de Aragonia
Paden, William D.
Trovato, Mario

Working in a renewed Aristotelian tradition, Guillelmus de Aragonia wrote De nobilitate animi, “On Nobility of Mind,” around 1280–1290 and taught that true nobility is an acquired, not inborn, quality. This edition, based in part on hitherto unknown manuscripts, presents the Latin text with an English translation, an introduction, and appendix.

Cover: Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 107

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 107

Rau, Jeremy

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 107 includes “Alcman’s Nightscapes (Frs. 89 and 90 PMGF)” by Felix Budelmann; “Epicharmus, Tisias, and the Early History of Rhetoric” by Wilfred Major; “The Literary and Stylistic Qualities of a Plinian Letter” by Thomas Keeline; and other essays.

Cover: Counter-Diaspora: The Greek Second Generation Returns “Home”

Counter-Diaspora: The Greek Second Generation Returns “Home”

Christou, Anastasia
King, Russell

Focusing on the return of the diasporic second generation to Greece, primarily in the first decade of the twenty-first century, Counter-Diaspora examines migration experiences of Greek-Americans and Greek-Germans growing up in the Greek diasporic setting, motivations for the counter-diasporic return, and evolving notions of the “homeland.”

Cover: Images for Classicists

Images for Classicists

Coleman, Kathleen M.

Images for Classicists shows how text and image taken together complicate and enrich our understanding of ancient culture. Working to dissolve distinctions between text- and artifact-based scholarship, it explores challenges the digital revolution poses to curators and sketches ways that image-based collections may be deployed in the future.

Cover: Sculpture and Coins: Margarete Bieber as Scholar and Collector

Sculpture and Coins: Margarete Bieber as Scholar and Collector

Arnold-Biucchi, Carmen
Beckmann, Martin

Based on a Harvard Art Museums symposium on the acquisition of Margarete Bieber’s coin collection, Sculpture and Coins addresses the relation between large statuary and miniature art in the private and public domain. Scholars from various disciplines explain the importance of coins for identifying and analyzing Greek and Roman portraiture.

Cover: Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 108

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 108

Thomas, Richard F.

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 108 includes Christopher P. Jones, “The Greek Letters Ascribed to Brutus”; Benjamin Garstad, “Rome in the Alexander Romance”; James N. Adams, “The Latin of the Magerius (Smirat) Mosaic”; Lucia Floridi, “The Construction of a Homoerotic Discourse in the Epigrams of Ausonius”; and other essays.

Cover: Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 109

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 109

Thomas, Richard F.

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 109 includes José Marcos Macedo’s “Zeus as (Rider of) Thunderbolt”; Henry Spelman’s “Borrowing Sappho’s Napkins”; Florence Klein’s “Vergil’s ‘Posidippeanism’?”; Benjamin Victor’s “Four Passages in Propertius’ Last Book of Elegies”; and other essays.

Cover: Albert’s Anthology

Albert’s Anthology

Coleman, Kathleen M.

Albert’s Anthology comprises 76 brief and informal reflections on a line or two of Greek or Latin poetry—and a few prose quotations and artistic objects—composed by colleagues and students of Albert Henrichs, who devoted his scholarly career to Greek literature and religion—especially his favorite Greek god, Dionysos.

Cover: Epiploke: Rhythmical Continuity and Poetic Structure in Greek Lyric

Epiploke: Rhythmical Continuity and Poetic Structure in Greek Lyric

Cole, Thomas

Cover: The Column of Antoninus Pius

The Column of Antoninus Pius

Vogel, Lise

Cover: East & West: Papers in Ancient History Presented to Glen W. Bowersock

East & West: Papers in Ancient History Presented to Glen W. Bowersock

Brennan, T. Corey
Flower, Harriet I.

The topics offered in East and West range throughout the ancient world from the second century bce to late antiquity, from Hellenistic Greece and Republican Rome to Egypt and Arabia, from the Second Sophistic to Roman imperial discourse, from Sulla’s self-presentation in his memoirs to charitable giving among the Manichaeans in Egypt.

Cover: The Transmission of the Text of Lucan in the Ninth Century

The Transmission of the Text of Lucan in the Ninth Century

Gotoff, Harold C.

Cover: The Roman World of Dio Chrysostom

The Roman World of Dio Chrysostom

Jones, Christopher P.

Christopher P. Jones offers here the first full-length portrait of Dio in English and, at the same time, a view of life in cities such as Alexandria, Tarsus, and Rhodes in the first centuries of our era.

Cover: Athenian Bronze Allotment Plates

Athenian Bronze Allotment Plates

Kroll, John H.

Cover: Euripides and the Full Circle of Myth

Euripides and the Full Circle of Myth

Whitman, Cedric H.

Cover: Selected Poems

Selected Poems

Engonopoulos, Nikos
Connolly, David

Nikos Engonopoulos (1907–1985) was one of the most prominent representatives of Greek Surrealist poetry and painting. This volume offers a collection of his most representative poems, including his long poem Bolivár, an emblematic act of resistance against the Nazis and their allies who occupied Greece in 1941.

Cover: Selected Writings

Selected Writings

Dapontes, Konstantinos
Tsalicoglou, Elina

Elina Tsalicoglou offers an English rendition of Konstantinos Dapontes’s idiosyncratic poem “Canon of Hymns Comprising Many Exceptional Things,” and selected passages from one of his most important works, Garden of Graces. These are accompanied by notes and a detailed introduction to the life and work of this significant Greek author.

Cover: Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 110

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 110

Thomas, Richard F.
Coleman, Kathleen M.
Livingston, Ivy J.

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 110 includes Rachel Zelnick-Abramovitz, “Half Slave, Half Free: Partial Manumission in the Ancient Near East and Beyond”; Chris Eckerman, “I Weave a Variegated Headband: Metaphors for Song and Communication in Pindar’s Odes”; and other essays.

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