Category: Classics

7 June, 2019

Xavier Buxton

Extreme Contemporaries

Simon Critchley, Tragedy, the Greeks, and Us

17 November, 2018

Nicolas Liney

The Profit in Asphodel

Hesiod, tr. A. E. Stallings, Works and Days

19 October, 2018

Marek Sullivan

Thick as Skin

31 March, 2015

Fergus McGhee

Cold Pastoral?

Fergus McGhee traces the fortunes of an ancient Greek idea

Jenny Messenger

The Shock of the Old

Jenny Messenger explores the British Museum's outstanding exhibition of ancient Greek art

25 November, 2013

Helena Taylor

Twenty-First Century Heroines

Clare Pollard entwines her own poetic voice with that of Ovid's in this new translations of love letters from mythological women, writes Helena Taylor.

Nakul Krishna

The Holy Oxen of Egypt

Inwood and Woolf's new translation reclaims and gives voice to an under-read, but important, Aristotelian text, argues Nakul Krishna.

Special Issue: Translation

8 July, 2013

Liz Sawyer

Translating the Untranslatable

In recovering the contexts of Thucydides's history, Jeremy Mynott faces the perennial challenges of translation.

17 February, 2013

Emma Park

Blow Up Media Studies

Emma Park takes umbrage with Toby Miller's gunpowder plot for the humanities as we know it.

22 October, 2012

Katie Low

The Supreme Leader

Katie Low assesses Aloys Winterling's biography of Caligula, a young man exulting in the possession of enormous power.