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As part of its mission of bringing together a variety of research interests centered on Hellenic civilization and sharing them with a wider audience, the Center for Hellenic Studies publishes books, journals, proceedings of colloquia, discussions, databases, lectures, and other materials, both online and in print.
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This page features a full list of our online books, essays, and primary texts. The CHS also produces additional online research publications not listed here:
- Classics@ Online Journal features dynamic issues, each dedicated to a particular topic, often with guest editors, which provide an in-depth exploration of salient issues in the field of Classics.
- Classical Inquiries (CI)⬀ is a rapid-publication project devoted to the frequent sharing of insights into the ancient world with researchers and the general public alike.
- The CHS Research Bulletin⬀ is an e-journal dedicated to sharing the work of current fellows at the CHS. The Bulletin contains the fellows’ symposium papers and videos of their presentations.
Books or Monographs:
Acosta-Hughes, Benjamin, Elizabeth Kosmetatou, and Manuel Baumbach, eds. Labored in Papyrus Leaves: Perspectives on an Epigram Collection Attributed to Posidippus (P.Mil.Vogl. VIII 309).
Aitken, Ellen Bradshaw. ὁπάων and ὁπάζω: A Study in the Epic Treatment of Heroic Relationships.
Alexiou, Margaret, The Ritual Lament in Greek Tradition.
Bakker, Egbert J., Pointing at the Past: From Formula to Performance in Homeric Poetics.
Barker, Elton T. E., and Joel P. Christensen, Homer’s Thebes: Epic Rivalries and the Appropriation of Mythical Pasts.
Bazzaz, Sahar, Yota Batsaki, and Dimiter Angelov, eds., Imperial Geographies in Byzantine and Ottoman Space.
Beck, Deborah, Homeric Conversation.
Benveniste, Emile, Indo-European Language and Society.
Berry, Steven M., Vico’s Prescient Evolutionary Model for Homer.
Bers, Victor, et al., eds., Donum natalicium digitaliter confectum Gregorio Nagy septuagenario a discipulis collegis familiaribus oblatum
Bierl, Anton, Ritual and Performativity: The Chorus in Old Comedy.
Blankenborg, Ronald, Rhythm without Beat: Prosodically Motivated Grammarisation in Homer.
Bocchetti, Carla, El espejo de las Musas: El arte de la descripción en la Ilíada y Odisea.
Bollack, Jean, The Art of Reading: From Homer to Paul Celan.
Bonifazi, Anna, Annemieke Drummen, Mark de Kreij, Particles in Ancient Greek Discourse: Exploring Particle Use Across Genres.
Brockliss, William, Homeric Imagery and the Natural Environment.
Calame, Claude, Choruses of Young Women in Ancient Greece.
Cameron, Averil, Dialoguing in Late Antiquity.
Capra, Andrea, Plato’s Four Muses: The Phaedrus and the Poetics of Philosophy.
Collins, Derek, Master of the Game: Competition and Performance in Greek Poetry.
Davies, Malcolm, The Aethiopis: Neo-Neoanalysis Reanalyzed.
Davies, Malcolm, The Cypria.
Davies, Malcolm, The Theban Epics.
Detienne, Marcel, Comparative Anthropology of Ancient Greece.
Dignas, Beate, and Kai Trampedach, eds., Practitioners of the Divine: Greek Priests and Religious Figures from Homer to Heliodorus.
Dué, Casey, The Captive Woman’s Lament in Greek Tragedy.
Dué, Casey, Homeric Variations on a Lament by Briseis.
Dué, Casey, ed., Recapturing a Homeric Legacy: Images and Insights from the Venetus A Manuscript of the Iliad (View PDF).
Dué, Casey, and Ebbott, Mary, Iliad 10 and the Poetics of Ambush.
Ebbott, Mary, Imagining Illegitimacy in Classical Greek Literature.
Edmunds, Susan, Homeric Nēpios.
Frame, Douglas, Hippota Nestor.
Frame, Douglas, The Myth of Return in Early Greek Epic.
Franklin, John Curtis, Kinyras: The Divine Lyre.
Funke, Peter, and Nino Luraghi, eds. The Politics of Ethnicity and the Crisis of the Peloponnesian League.
Garcia, Lorenzo F., Jr., Homeric Durability: Telling Time in the Iliad.
Giesecke, Annette, The Epic City: Urbanism, Utopia, and the Garden in Ancient Greece and Rome.
González, José M., The Epic Rhapsode and His Craft: Homeric Performance in a Diachronic Perspective.
Greene, Ellen, and Marilyn B. Skinner, eds. The New Sappho on Old Age: Textual and Philosophical Issues.
Hermann, Pernille, Stephen A. Mitchell, and Jens Peter Schjødt, eds., with Amber J. Rose. Old Norse Mythology—Comparative Perspectives.
Hitch, Sarah, King of Sacrifice: Ritual and Royal Authority in the Iliad.
Hollmann, Alexander, The Master of Signs: Signs and the Interpretation of Signs in Herodotus’ Histories.
Jacob, Christian, The Web of Athenaeus.
Jeffré, Friedrich Bernhard, Der Begriff τέχνη bei Plato.
Johnson, Aaron, and Jeremy Schott, eds., Eusebius of Caesarea: Tradition and Innovations.
Johnson, Scott Fitzgerald, ed., Greek Literature in Late Antiquity: Dynamism, Didacticism, Classicism.
Johnson, Scott Fitzgerald, The Life and Miracles of Thekla: A Literary Study.
Jones, Prudence J., Africa: Greek and Roman Perspectives from Homer to Apuleius.
Karakantza, Efimia D. Who Am I? (Mis)Identity and the Polis in Oedipus Tyrannus.
Kretler, Katherine, One Man Show: Poetics and Presence in the Iliad and Odyssey.
Lesher, James, Debra Nails, and Frisbee Sheffield, eds., Plato’s Symposium: Issues in Interpretation and Reception.
Levaniouk, Olga, Eve of the Festival: Making Myth in Odyssey 19.
Lord, Albert Bates, Epic Singers and Oral Tradition.
Lord, Albert Bates, The Singer of Tales.
Lord, Albert Bates, The Singer Resumes the Tale.
Luraghi, Nino and Susan E. Alcock, eds., Helots and Their Masters in Laconia and Messenia: Histories, Ideologies, Structures.
Marks, J., Zeus in the Odyssey.
Martin, Richard P., The Language of Heroes: Speech and Performance in the Iliad.
Massetti, Laura, Phraseologie und indogermanische Dichtersprache in der Sprache der griechischen Chorlyrik: Pindar und Bakchylides (View PDF).
Monsacré, Hélène, The Tears of Achilles.
Munson, Rosario Vignolo, Black Doves Speak: Herodotus and the Languages of Barbarians.
Muellner, Leonard Charles, The Anger of Achilles: Mênis in Greek Epic.
Muellner, Leonard Charles, The meaning of Homeric εὔχομαι through its formulas.
Nagy, Gregory, The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours.
Nagy, Gregory, Comparative Studies in Greek and Indic Meter.
Nagy, Gregory, Greek: An Updating of a Survey of Recent Work.
Nagy, Gregory, Greek Mythology and Poetics.
Nagy, Gregory, Homer the Classic.
Nagy, Gregory, Homer the Preclassic.
Nagy, Gregory, Homeric Questions.
Nagy, Gregory, Homeric Responses.
Nagy, Gregory, Homer’s Text and Language.
Nagy, Gregory, Masterpieces of Metonymy: From Ancient Greek Times to Now.
Nagy, Gregory, Pindar’s Homer: The Lyric Possession of an Epic Past.
Nagy, Gregory, Poetry as Performance: Homer and Beyond.
Nagy, Gregory, Short Writings, Volume 1.
Nagy, Gregory, Short Writings, Volume 2.
Nagy, Gregory, Short Writings, Volume 3.
Nagy, Gregory, Short Writings, Volume 4.
Papadopoulou, Ioanna, and Leonard Muellner, eds., Poetry as Initiation: The Center for Hellenic Studies Symposium on the Derveni Papyrus.
Parmegianni, Giovanni, ed., Between Thucydides and Polybius: The Golden Age of Greek Historiography.
Parry, Milman, Les formules et la métrique d’Homère.
Pepper, Timothy, ed., A Californian Hymn to Homer.
Peradotto, John, Man in the Middle Voice: Name and Narration in the Odyssey (3.7 MB PDF download).
Petropoulos, J. C. B., Heat and Lust: Hesiod’s Midsummer Festival Scene Revisited.
Petropoulos, J.C.B., Kleos in a Minor Key: The Homeric Education of a Little Prince.
Platte, Ryan, Equine Poetics.
Porter, Andrew, Agamemnon, the Pathetic Despot: Reading Characterization in Homer.
Power, Timothy, The Culture of Kitharôidia.
Psychas, Hanna Eilittä, Women Weaving the World: Text and Textile in the Kalevala and Beyond
Roilos, Panagiotis, Amphoteroglossia: A Poetics of the Twelfth-Century Medieval Greek Novel.
Roth, Catharine P., “Mixed Aorists” in Homeric Greek.
Rouvelas, Marilyn, A Guide to Greek Traditions and Customs in America (View PDF).
Scholtz, Andrew, Concordia discors: Eros and Dialogue in Classical Athenian Literature.
Schur, David, Plato’s Wayward Path: Literary Form and the Republic.
Schwartz, Daniel L., Paideia and Cult: Christian Initiation in Theodore of Mopsuestia.
Shayegan, M. Rahim, Aspects of History and Epic in Ancient Iran: From Gaumāta to Wahnām.
Sigurðsson, Gísli, The Medieval Icelandic Saga and Oral Tradition: A Discourse on Method.
Slatkin, Laura, The Power of Thetis and Selected Essays.
Soliman, Sameh Farouk, ΤΑ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΑ ΓΡΑΜΜΑΤΑ ΕΙΣ ΤΑΣ ΑΝΑΤΟΛΙΚΑΣ ΕΠΑΡΧΙΑΣ ΤΟΥ ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΟΥ ΚΑΤΑ ΤΟΥΣ ΔΥΟ ΠΡΩΤΟΥΣ ΑΙΩΝΑΣ ΤΗΣ ΑΡΑΒΟΚΡΑΤΙΑΣ (Ζ & Η). (In Greek)
Tell, Håkan, Plato’s Counterfeit Sophists.
Teske, Robert T., The Origins of the Goddess Ariadne
Tsagalis, Christos, From Listeners to Viewers: Space in the Iliad.
Tsagalis, Christos, The Oral Palimpsest: Exploring Intertextuality in the Homeric Epics.
Tzifopoulos, Yannis, ‘Paradise’ Earned: The Bacchic-Orphic Gold Lamellae of Crete.
Walker, Cheryl, Hostages in Republican Rome.
Walsh, Thomas R., Fighting Words and Feuding Words: Anger and the Homeric Poems.
Wells, James Bradley, Pindar’s Verbal Art: An Ethnographic Study of Epinician Style.
Wesselmann, Katharina, Mythical Structures in Herodotus’ Histories.
West, William Custis, III, Greek Public Monuments of the Persian Wars.
Winkler, Daniela, Ankle and Ankle Epithets in Archaic Greek Verse.
Yatromanolakis, Dimitrios, Sappho in the Making: The Early Reception.
Articles, Essays, and Lectures
Assunção, Teodoro Rennó, “L’áte dans l’Iliade (le cas Agamemnon)“
Assunção, Teodoro Rennó, “L’échange des armures entre Diomède et Glaucos (Iliade VI, 232-236).”
Assunção, Teodoro Rennó, “Le mythe iliadique de Bellérophon.”
Assunção, Teodoro Rennó, “Note critique sur la « belle mort » vernantienne.”
Assunção, Teodoro Rennó, “Nourriture(s) dans l’Odyssée: fruits, légumes et les oies de Pénélope.”
Assunção, Teodoro Rennó, “Le ranking du loisir : une parodie de l’arrogance productiviste (résumé d’un essai fictionnel)“
Bierl, Anton, “Space in Xenophon of Ephesus: Love, Dreams, and Dissemination.”
Bultrighini, Ilaria, “Gli horoi rupestri dell’attica.”
Connor, W. Robert, “The Pygmies in the Cage: The Function of the Sublime in Longinus.”
Connor, W. Robert, “We Must Call the Classics before a Court of Shipwrecked Men.”
Edmonds, Radcliffe G. III, “Recycling Laertes’ Shroud: More on Orphism and Original Sin.”
Ferrari, Gloria, “Anthropological Approaches.”
Figueira, Thomas J. “Chronological Table: Archaic Megara, 800-500 B.C.“
Figueira, Thomas J. “Theognidea and Megarian Society.”
Frame, Douglas, “Achilles and Patroclus as Indo-European Twins: Homer’s Take.”
Frame, Douglas, “Athena among the Phaeacians.”
Frank M. Snowden Jr., Lectures at Howard University:
- I. Hock, Rudolph. 2005. Introduction.
- II. Bradley, Keith. 2005. “‘The Bitter Chain of Slavery’: Reflections on Slavery in Ancient Rome.
- III. Burstein, Stanley. 2006. “When Greek was an African Language.”
Hitch, Sarah, “Hero Cult in Apollonius Rhodius.”
Lamberterie, Charles de, “The Greek Adjective Ἄσμενος: Its Etymology and History.”
Marwede, David, “A Structural Analysis of the Meleagros Myth.”
Muellner, Leonard, “The Simile of the Cranes and Pygmies: A Study of Homeric Metaphor.”
Nagy, Gregory, “Achilles and Patroklos as Models for the Twinning of Identity.”
Nagy, Gregory, “The Aeolic Component in Homeric Diction.”
Nagy, Gregory, “Alcaeus in Sacred Space.”
Nagy, Gregory, “Ancient Greek Elegy.”
Nagy, Gregory, “Comments on Plutarch’s Essay On Isis and Osiris.”
Nagy, Gregory, “Copies and Models in Horace Odes 4.1 and 4.2.”
Nagy, Gregory, “Diachronic Homer and a Cretan Odyssey.”
Nagy, Gregory, “Diachrony and the case of Aesop.”
Nagy, Gregory, “On Dialectal Anomalies in Pylian Texts.”
Nagy, Gregory, “Did Sappho and Alcaeus Ever Meet?”
Nagy, Gregory, “The Earliest Phases in the Reception of the Homeric Hymns.”
Nagy, Gregory, “Epic.”
Nagy, Gregory, “The Epic Hero.”
Nagy, Gregory, Foreword to Born of the Earth: Myth and Politics in Athens, by Nicole Loraux. Trans. Selina Stewart. Cornell University Press, 2000.
Nagy, Gregory, Foreword to Mothers in Mourning, by Nicole Loraux. Trans. Corinne Pache. Cornell University Press, 1998.
Nagy, Gregory, “Genre and Occasion.”
Nagy, Gregory, “Herodotus and the Logioi of the Persians.”
Nagy, Gregory, “Herodotus on queens and courtesans of Egypt.”
Nagy, Gregory, “Hesiod and the Ancient Biographical Traditions.”
Nagy, Gregory, “The Homer Multitext Project.”
Nagy, Gregory, “Homer and Greek Myth.”
Nagy, Gregory, “Homer as Model for The Ancient Library: Metaphors of Corpus and Cosmos.”
Nagy, Gregory, “Homeric Echoes in Posidippus.”
Nagy, Gregory, “Homo ludens in the world of ancient Greek verbal art.”
Nagy, Gregory, “Hymnic Elements in Empedocles.”
Nagy, Gregory, “The Idea of the Library as a Classical Model for European Culture.”
Nagy, Gregory, Greek Literature: Introductions and Suggested Bibliographies.
Nagy, Gregory, “The Library of Pergamon as a Classical Model.”
Nagy, Gregory, “Language and Meter.”
Nagy, Gregory, “Lyric and Greek Myth.”
Nagy, Gregory, “Observations on Greek dialects in the late second millennium BCE.”
Nagy, Gregory, “Oral Traditions, Written Texts, and Questions of Authorship.”
Nagy, Gregory, “Orality and Literacy.”
Nagy, Gregory, “Performance and Text in Ancient Greece.”
Nagy, Gregory, “Poetics of Fragmentation in the Athyr Poem of C. P. Cavafy.”
Nagy, Gregory, “Poetics of Repetition in Homer.”
Nagy, Gregory, “Reading Greek Poetry Aloud: Evidence from the Bacchylides Papyri.”
Nagy, Gregory, “A Sampling of Comments on the Iliad and Odyssey.”
Nagy, Gregory, “A second look at a possible Mycenaean reflex in Homer: phorēnai.”
Nagy, Gregory, “A Second Look at the Poetics of Re-enactment in Ode 13 of Bacchylides.”
Nagy, Gregory, “The Sign of the Hero: A Prologue to the Heroikos of Philostratus.”
Nagy, Gregory, “Signs of Hero Cult in Homeric Poetry.”
Nagy, Gregory, “The Subjectivity of Fear as Reflected in Ancient Greek Wording.”
Nagy, Gregory, “Theognis and Megara: A Poet’s Vision of his City.”
Nagy, Gregory, “Transmission of Archaic Greek Sympotic Songs: From Lesbos to Alexandria.”
Nagy, Gregory, “Virgil’s verse invitus, regina … and its poetic antecedents.”
Rousseau, Philippe, “The Plot of Zeus.”
Woodard, Roger D., “Dialectal Differences at Knossos.”
Woodard, Roger D., “Further Thoughts on Linear B po-re-na, po-re-si, and po-re-no-.”
Aeschylus, Libation Bearers
Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes
Euripides, Trojan Women
Hesiod, Works and Days
Pausanias, A Pausanias reader in progress
Philostratus, On Heroes
Pindar, Pythian 8
Plato, The Apology of Socrates
Sappho, Selected Poems
Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus
Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus