Research

Jacques A. Bromberg
April, 2021
Ancient History and Society, Art and Archaeology, Reception Studies | Book

What makes Classics "global", and what does it mean to study the ancient world "globally"? How can the study of antiquity contribute to our understanding of pressing global issues? Global Classics addresses these questions by pursuing a transdisciplinary dialogue...

Thyra-Lilja Altunin
April, 2021
Greek Language and Literature | Scholarship

This thesis presents my analysis of the Bankes Homer papyrus with the intent to gain insights into aspects of Homeric performance. Over the past century, scholars have largely reconstructed the performance tradition of the Homeric epics, the ​Iliad ​and the ​Odyssey...

Madeline Rose Fox
April, 2021
Latin Language and Literature, Reception Studies | Scholarship

There is an immediate discrepancy between Chaucer’s the Tale of Melibee and its base text, Albertanus of Brescia’s Liber consolationis et consilii: Sophie’s wounds. Chaucer does not include the eyes in the list of her wounds, whereas Albertanus of Brescia does. This...

Taylor Coughlan
January, 2021
Greek Language and Literature | Journal Article

BMCR 2021.01.06 Edilo, Epigrammi: introduzione, traduzione, testo critico e commento

Lucia Floridi, Edilo, Epigrammi: introduzione, traduzione, testo critico e commento. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter, 2020. Pp. viii, 250. ISBN 9783110629620 $126.99....

Taylor Coughlan
October, 2020
Greek Language and Literature | Journal Article

Scholars and editors of Hellenistic epigram have often discounted the authenticity of dialectal variance attested in the manuscript tradition, either privileging the dialectal variant that conforms to the predominant dialect in the epigram or even choosing to change...

Taylor Coughlan
October, 2020
Greek Language and Literature | Journal Article

Nossis and Leonidas of Tarentum used dialect in their self-epitaphs as an integral component in the construction of their authorial identities. Using her native Doric, Nossis both situates herself in a Sapphic tradition of female-centered poetry and reinforces her...

Jacques A. Bromberg
October, 2020
Greek Language and Literature, Latin Language and Literature | Book Chapter

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Jacques A. Bromberg
October, 2020
Ancient History and Society, Greek Language and Literature, Reception Studies | Book Chapter

Este libro pretende buscar luces en los clásicos para iluminar nuestro presente, un presente inestable y conflictivo, un presente en el que la muerte y la desolación se propagan como una plaga, un presente en el que la paz es un anhelo para millones de personas...

Marcie Persyn
September, 2020
Ancient History and Society, Ancient Philosophy and Science, Latin Language and Literature | Journal Article

  It is undeniably difficult to assess the state of Greek philosophy in Rome during the years following her conquest of Greece. Our knowledge is limited, in part, by the state of the evidence, which is predominantly fragmentary, as well as by the domestic turmoil at...

M. Sanglikar
April, 2020
Greek Language and Literature, Latin Language and Literature | Scholarship
Jacques A. Bromberg
January, 2020
Greek Language and Literature, Reception Studies | Book Chapter

The first comprehensive treatment in English of the rich and varied afterlife of classical drama across Latin America, this volume explores the myriad ways in which ancient Greek and Roman texts have been adapted, invoked and re-worked in notable modern theatrical...

Carrie L. Sulosky Weaver
December, 2019
Ancient History and Society, Art and Archaeology | Journal Article

Ancient literary sources provide us with conflicting accounts concerning whether the physically deformed and impaired were socially marginalized in the ancient Greek world. However, one underutilized source of evidence that bears the potential to shed light on this...

Christina M. Hoenig
November, 2019
Ancient Philosophy and Science, Greek Language and Literature | Journal Article

Recent scholarship on Plato's Cratylus (= Cra.) has yielded interpretations that assign various functions of philosophical importance to the dialogue's lengthy etymological section. Barney (2001) considers the section an ‘agonistic display’ (69–73...

Jacques A. Bromberg
September, 2019
Greek Language and Literature, Reception Studies | Conference Presentation

Resumen: El cuento de la mujer que se venga de un marido infiel o abusivo al asesinar a sus hijos es una leyenda que cruza los océanos, las fronteras y los siglos. En la mitología griega, aunque la versión ateniense del mito es el la más famosa, la figura de Medea...

Christina M. Hoenig
June, 2019
Ancient Philosophy and Science, Greek Language and Literature | Book Chapter

This chapter examines Augustine’s polemical agenda in his De consensu evangelistarum 1.35.53 and his De trinitate 4.18.24, passages for which Augustine relies on Cicero’s Latin translation of Plato’s Timaeus 29c3. Hoenig illustrates how, at Cons. ev. 1.35.53, the...

Jacques A. Bromberg
May, 2019
Ancient Philosophy and Science, Greek Language and Literature, Reception Studies | Book Chapter

Brill’s Companion to the Reception of Socrates, edited by Christopher Moore, provides almost unbroken coverage, across three-dozen studies, of 2450 years of philosophical and literary engagement with Socrates – the singular Athenian...

Jacques A. Bromberg
April, 2019
Ancient History and Society, Greek Language and Literature | Conference Presentation

This paper continues and expands previous work on peace and sport in the ancient world. There is no more enduring value in today’s global sporting culture than the pursuit of peace. Yet it has long been observed that tension between the International Olympic...

Brooke McLane-Higginson
April, 2019
Ancient Philosophy and Science, Greek Language and Literature | Scholarship

This dissertation argues for reading the myth at the end of Plato’s Phaedo as part of the overall argumentative structure of the dialogue. Using the Toulmin method of argument analysis, I analyze each of Socrates’ proofs for the immortality of the soul, as well as...

Carrie L. Sulosky Weaver E.-J. Graham and A.T. Chamberlain
March, 2019
Art and Archaeology | Journal Article

Os resectum, or “cut bone,” is an obscure Roman funerary rite known primarily from literary sources. To date, archaeological examples have been recovered from Rome, Ostia, Herculaneum, and Pithekoussai, but no cases have been positively identified in the...

Carrie L. Sulosky Weaver R.M. Gondek
December, 2018
Art and Archaeology | Book


The Ancient Art of Transformation: Case Studies from Mediterranean Contexts examines instances of human transformation in the ancient and early Christian Mediterranean world by exploring the ways in which art impacts, aids, or provides evidence for physical,...

Carrie L. Sulosky Weaver
December, 2018
Art and Archaeology | Book Chapter


Romans of all social classes fervently sought some measure of immortality. Bearing witness to these desires, funerary monuments were constructed as appropriate memorials for the dead. Some were commissioned by the deceased themselves or, in the event no...

D. Mark Possanza Dennis Looney
September, 2018
Latin Language and Literature | Book

Ludovico Ariosto (1474–1533), one of Italy’s greatest poets, was a leading figure of sixteenth-century Italian humanism. After some years working in the household of Cardinal Ippolito d’Este, to whom he dedicated his dazzling romance epic Orlando Furioso (1516),...

Christina M. Hoenig
August, 2018
Ancient Philosophy and Science, Greek Language and Literature, Latin Language and Literature | Book

 

This book focuses on the development of Platonic philosophy at the hands of Roman writers between the first century BCE and the early fifth century CE. It discusses the interpretation of Plato's Timaeus by Cicero, Apuleius, Calcidius, and Augustine, and...

Carrie L. Sulosky Weaver
July, 2018
Ancient History and Society, Art and Archaeology | Journal Article


Abstract: The contents of 118 inhumation burials (seventh to twelfth centuries CE) excavated at Hacımusalar Höyük (ancient Choma) were studied in order to reconstruct the Byzantine population. Overall, the sample was similar to other Byzantine populations:...

A. J. Korzeniewski Lauren Suppo (A&S '21)
July, 2018
Latin Language and Literature, Religion, Myth and Ritual | Conference Presentation

 

This project looks into representations of the underworld in Greco-Roman antiquity from myth, tragedy, philosophy, and art. It aims to create a comprehensive map of the geography of the underworld, how this picture may have changed overtime, and the...