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Recent Open Access Publications from the Center for Hellenic Studies

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Recent Open Access Publications from the Center for Hellenic Studies

Now Available Online – Der Begriff τέχνη bei Plato

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Der Begriff τέχνη bei Plato, by Friedrich Bernhard Jeffré The CHS is pleased to announce the first ever publication of Friedrich Bernhard Jeffré’s 1920 dissertation Der Begriff τέχνη bei Plato. This text offers an in-depth and enlightening analysis of the concept of τέχνη in Plato. Jeffré’s thesis was approved for publication but only two pages were published in 1922. This text is an edited combination of two handwritten manuscripts: one held at the Berlin State Library and a later […] Read More…

Now Available Online – The Best of the Achaeans: Concepts of the Hero in Archaic Greek Poetry

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The CHS is pleased to announce that The Best of the Achaeans: Concepts of the Hero in Archaic Greek Poetry by Gregory Nagy is now available online on the CHS website. Despite widespread interest in the Greek hero as a cult figure, little was written about the relationship between the cult practices and the portrayals of the hero in poetry. The first edition of The Best of the Achaeans bridged that gap, raising new questions […] Read More…

Now Available Online – Dialoguing in Late Antiquity

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The Center for Hellenic Studies is pleased to announce that Dialoguing in Late Antiquity by Averil Cameron is now available online on the CHS website! Christians talked, debated, and wrote dialogues in late antiquity and on throughout Byzantium. Some were philosophical, others more literary, theological, or Platonic; Aristotle also came into the picture as time went on. Sometimes the written works claim to be records of actual public debates, and we know that many such debates did take place and continued […] Read More…

New CHS Publication – Plato’s Wayward Path: Literary Form and the Republic

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The Center for Hellenic Studies is pleased to announce the publication of Plato’s Wayward Path: Literary Form and the Republic by David Schur through Harvard University Press. Since Friedrich Schleiermacher’s work in the 1800s, scholars interested in the literary dimension of Plato’s writings have sought to reconcile the dialogue form with the expository imperative of philosophical argument. It is now common for mainstream classicists and philosophers to attribute vital importance to literary form in Plato, which they often explain in terms […] Read More…

Now Available Online – The Singer of Tales

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The Center for Hellenic Studies is pleased to announce that The Singer of Tales by Albert B. Lord is now available online, for free, in an electronic form, on the newly redesigned CHS website. Albert Lord’s book builds on Milman Parry’s work in his search of the oral traditions in the Yugoslavia of 1933–35. Parry began recording and studying a live tradition of oral narrative poetry to further understand how Homeric poetry had been composed at the start […] Read More…

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