Homer Multitext

The Homer Multitext Project

[This paper was originally published in Online Humanities Scholarship: The Shape of Things to Come. Proceedings of the Mellon Foundation Online Humanities Conference at the University of Virginia March 26-28, 2010, edited by Jerome McGann with Andrew Stauffer, Dana Wheeles, and Michael Pickard, pp. 87-112. Rice University Press 2010.] Introduction… Read more

The Homer Multitext Update

The Homer Multitext annual summer seminar is set to begin July 5th at CHS! As we close in on finishing our complete edition of the text and scholia of the Venetus A manuscript of the Iliad, we will turn our attention to Iliad 20, a book that seems preoccupied… Read more

Homer Multitext Seminar, 2014

June 19-July 3, 2014 Over the next few weeks, teams of undergraduate researchers and faculty mentors will convene at the Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, DC for the 2014 Homer Multitext summer seminar. The seminar will provide an introduction to fundamental ideas about the oral composition and transmission… Read more

Homer Multitext

The Homer Multitext project, the first of its kind in Homeric studies, presents the textual transmission of the Iliad and Odyssey in a historical framework. It offers free access to a library of texts and images, a machine-interface to that library and its indices, and tools to allow readers to discover and engage… Read more

Making Myths, Making Signs

Featured Online Publications Olga Levaniouk Eve of the Festival: Mythmaking in Odyssey 19 Eve of the Festival is a study of Homeric myth-making in the first and longest dialogue of Penelope and Odysseus (Odyssey 19). This study makes a case for seeing virtuoso myth-making as an essential part of this conversation, a register of communication important for the interaction between the two speakers. At the core of the book is a detailed… Read more

Albert Lord Centennial (1912-2012)

A MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR OF CHS As one of Albert Lord’s former students, it gives me great pleasure to mark the 100th anniversary of his birth on Sept. 15, 1912. As a pioneering scholar in the study of oral traditions, Lord had a profound impact on our understanding of… Read more