POxy XXX 2513: Iphigenia in the Corinthiaca of Eumelus

On the “norm of the polyp” in early Greek epic

During my research talk one week ago (02/23/2012), I discussed the outcomes of a study I have conducted at the CHS on a specific epic fragment. In this post I wish to present, in a condensed form, some of these points by fulfilling at the same time the promise I made in the previous post to touch on the Alcmeonis. The starting point is an epic fragment [1] containing the first… Read more

Toward a commented edition of Eumelus

Similar to other fellows, in my first post I am presenting my main research project. In the course of nearly a decade, the interest in and knowledge about the epic material attributed to Eumelus of Corinth has grown remarkably. On this area, I myself have endeavored to contribute via a series of studies beginning in 2003 to the present, including the monograph L’epica perduta. Eumelo, il Ciclo, l’occidente (Rome, «L’Erma»… Read more

Looking inside ancient Greek texts with visualization tools

Since I won’t have time to talk about this in detail during my ten minute bit for our Future of Classics discussions, I thought that the blog might be the appropriate forum to pre-emptively follow-up (if such time travel is in fact possible) on a point which I will make tomorrow about what can be done in with relative speed and ease using data and tools that are already available… Read more

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