Euripides

Euripides’ Helen

A live reading and discussion of Euripides' Helen, hosted by Joel Christensen (Brandeis University) with guest speaker Lyndsay Coo (University of Bristol) and special guests Pria Jackson (Princeton University) and Ria Modak (Harvard University). The reading offers a chance to reflect on one year of Reading Greek Tragedy Online and return to the first play that started the series. This special episode features a new translation by Diane Rayor and… Read more

Imagining Illegitimacy in Classical Greek Literature

In Imagining Illegitimacy, Mary Ebbott investigates metaphors of illegitimacy in classical Greek literature, concentrating in particular on the way in which the illegitimate child (nothos) is imagined in narratives. Employing an approach that maintains that metaphors are a key to understanding abstract ideas, Ebbott connects the many complex metaphors associated… Read more