Christopher Faraone (University of Chicago) on Simonides and Callimachus
Callimachus, Aetia, P.Oxy.XVII 2079; Source: http://www.papyrology.ox.ac.uk/POxy/
On Wednesday (NB irregular day of the week), April 14, 2021, the Classics Seminar will host Professor Christopher Faraone (University of Chicago).
The title of his talk will be: Simonides' Epitaph: Sphragis, Pseudepigraphy, Archaism and the Elegiac Stanza in Callimachus’ Aitia Fragment 64 (Pf.).
Due to a temporary problem with the klassisk-seminar email list, the handout will be made available right before the talk. The zoom link follows:
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Christopher Faraone is Edward Olson Professor of Classics in the Department of Classics and the College at the University of Chicago. One of the leading authorities on Ancient Greek poetry, magic and religion, Professor Faraone is the author and editor of many books, including Ancient Greek Love Magic (Harvard University Press, 1999; modern Greek translation: 2004; French translation: 2006), The Stanzaic Architecture of Archaic Greek Elegy (Oxford University Press 2008), The Transformation of Greek Amulets in Roman Imperial Times (Philadelphia, 2019), and Hexametrical Genres from Homer to Theocritus Hexametrical Genres from Homer to Theocritus (forthcoming with OUP).