The Theocritus Colloquium was held at the Center for Hellenic Studies in May 2003. This joint colloquium of graduate students and professors of the Classics departments at Harvard and Yale focused on Theocritus and the city of Syracuse as a context of a major part of Theocritus’ poetry. Papers by the following authors are available:
- Ayelet Lushkov, Yale, “Watching Daphnis: Frustration of Viewing in Idylls 1 & 6” (533.94 Kb)
- Peter Mazur, Yale, “Theocritus 11.56-9: Polyphemus as Hellenistic Poet?” (408.36 Kb)
- David Petrain, Harvard, “The Goatherd’s Cup, the Temple of Juno, and a Tradition of Ecphrastic Narrative” (612 Kb)
- Ornella Rossi, Yale, “Poetry from a narrow world …” (1008.33 Kb)
Harvard colloquium participants: Madeleine Goh, Albert Henrichs, Gregory Nagy, David Petrain, Richard Thomas.
Yale colloquium participants: Rana Al-Saadi, Michael Anderson, Victor Bers, Stephen Colvin, Ayelet Lushkov, Peter Mazur, Corinne Pache, Ornella Rossi.