Monthly Archives: October 2011

Reading and Performance of Callimachus’ Hymn to Apollo

In this semester’s Sunoikisis Greek course, we have covered a substantial selection of the poetry of Callimachus. Our knowledge of classical cultures has been rigorously challenged by its frequent use of allusion, and our imaginations have been piqued by its … Continue reading

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The Hexameter of Theocritus’ Idyll 11

Theocritus is widely regarded as the poet who invented bucolic, a genre of literature which focuses on the activities of simple country folk such as shepherds and shepherdesses. Typically produced for urban audiences, bucolic literature presents an idealized portrait of … Continue reading

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J-Term Update

The November 1 deadline for the J-Term deposit is fast approaching! If you would like to join us on our January excursion to Greece, visit our January Term Program Page.

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Update on Elementary Greek Sequence

The eleven faculty members who gathered at the Center for Hellenic Studies on October 1 to discuss plans for an inter-institutional elementary Greek sequence had a productive, energetic meeting. Recordings of the meeting are available as podcasts. At a follow-up … Continue reading

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