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Labors on the Tragic Stage

CHS-International Olympic Academy Pre-doc Fellow in Sport and Society 2020–21 Abstract The aim of this project is twofold: first, to explore how Attic tragedy incorporates heroic labors (ἆθλοι) in its narrative; and second, to explore how it accommodates them to the ideology of the polis. Through the study of selected plays by… Read more

Orestes in Olympia

CHS–International Olympic Academy Pre-doc Fellow in Sport and Society 2020–21 In Euripides’ Electra, Orestes comes to Argos from Phokis to exact revenge from his father’s murderer, Aegisthus, to whom he poses as a Thessalian on a pilgrimage to Olympia. This project, Orestes in Olympia, consists of a description and analysis of the hero’s journey,… Read more

Entangling lyric vision and body: Agency and patiency of perspective in the victory odes

CHS–International Olympic Academy Pre-doc Fellow in Sport and Society 2020–21 Abstract  My project aims at an intra-relational consideration of the concept of perspective in literary studies, taking as a case study the genre of ancient Greek victory odes. The theoretical framework that underlies this objective combines narrative theory with optics and it attempts to… Read more

Athletics in the Era of Peloponnesian War

CHS–International Olympic Academy Pre-doc Fellow in Sport and Society 2020–21 When I applied to the Center for Hellenic Studies with a project, I set out to study Sport as the element that accompanies social development in all aspects of public life. At the same time sport is the instrument by… Read more

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