Volume 8

Volume 8 of the CHS Research Bulletin contains project reports submitted by the fellows who conducted research at the Center for Hellenic Studies during the 2019-20 academic year.

Persistent identifier for this issue: http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:hlnc.jissue:CHS_Research_Bulletin.Vol_08.2020.


Fellowship Project Reports

“Aristotle’s Metaphysics of Modality”
Simona Aimar, University College London

“Phaedra and Hippolytus: the intertextual journey of the mytheme in 21st century’s drama plays”
Dionysos Alexiou

“Xenophon on Liberality and Freedom: Ancient Aristocratic Values and Contemporary Inequalities”
Carol Atack, University of Cambridge

“Uncanny Intruders”
Rob Cioffi, Bard College

“Ars Brevis: Temporal and Exegetical Compressions in Greco-Roman Islamicate Medicine”
Aileen Das, University of Michigan

“The Poetics of Distress, the Rape of the Heavenly Maiden, and the Most Ancient Sleeping Beauty: Oralistic, Linguistic, and Comparative Perspectives on the (Pre-)Historical Development of the Homeric Hymn to Demeter
Riccardo Ginevra, University of Cologne

“Odysseus in Aeschylean Drama: Revisiting the Fragments”
Zoe Kalamara

“The Shrine of the Valley of the Muses: An Archaeological, Historical and Literary Topos Revisited”
Yannis Kalliontzis, Ecole francaise d’Athenes

“The End of the Histories: Land, Wealth, and Empire in Herodotus”
K. Scarlett Kingsley, Agnes Scott College

“Materiality and Aesthetics in Archaic and Classical Greek Poetry”
Amy Lather, Wake Forest University

“Agriculture and Subsistence Practices in the Dawn of Urbanization of Europe: The Cyclades in the Early Bronze Age”
Evi Margaritis, The Cyprus Institute

“The Rhythm of Greek Oral Poetry: Prosody, Accentual Groups and Metrical Anomalies”
Domenico Giuseppe Muscianisi, IULM University – Milan

“Numbers, counting, and calculation in Attic oratory”
Peter O’Connell, University of Georgia

“The Legacy of Ancient Greek Ideals at Times of Environmental Crisis: Heritage, Democracy and Art in Southern Italy and Greece”
Manuela Pellegrino, Center for Hellenic Studies

“New Features in Old Texts. A Diachronic Study of Linear B Tablets from the Room of the Chariot Tablets at Knossos to the Odos Pelopidou at Thebes”
Rachele Pierini, University of Bologna

“Silver Cups from Cyrene: between Royal Gifts and Numismatic Implications”
Emilio Rosamilia, University of Pisa

“Watchdogs of the People: Demagogues and Popular Culture in Ancient Greece”
Matt Simonton, Arizona State University

“Women in medicine: an epigraphic research”
Dimitrios N. Theocharis

“Portraits of a Pharaoh: The Sesostris Tradition in Ancient Literature and Culture”
Yvona Trnka-Amrhein, University of Colorado, Boulder

“Theater of the Home Front: Gendered Trauma in Greek Tragedy”
Erika Weiberg, Duke University



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