Heroic Mimēsis and the Ancient Greek Athletic Spirit

Citation with persistent identifier: Reid, Heather. “Heroic Mimēsis and the Ancient Greek Athletic Spirit.” CHS Research Bulletin 7 (2019). Abstract Moral education in ancient Greece engaged in what I call a cultural conspiracy to promote aretē.  In order to understand how sport functioned in that system, we need to connect… Read more

Aeolian Origins

Citation with persistent identifier: Woodard, Roger. “Aeolian Origins.” CHS Research Bulletin 7 (2019). Abstract In recent years it has been claimed that there is no archaeological evidence for the traditionally held view of a migration of Aeolian Greeks from Balkan Hellas to Anatolia in the early Iron Age.  The implications… Read more

Companion to the Translation of Greek and Latin Epic

Persistent identifier: Abstract Our joint fellowship was awarded to aid our co-editorial project, A Companion to the Translation of Greek and Latin Epic (Wiley-Blackwell), a volume of collected essays that seeks to bridge the current gap between reception studies and translation studies with specific application to the genre of… Read more

Ἀχαιοί, Ἀργεῖοι, Δαναοί: Revisiting the system of denomination of the Greeks in the Homeric epics

Persistent identifier: My aim in this project is to examine the system of the denomination of the Greeks within the epic’s plot from a contextual point of view and call into question the general assumption of a haphazard use of the three terms in the Homeric epics. The question… Read more