Category: Classics

6 June, 2020

Nicolas Liney

The Last Words of Milman Parry

The Oxonian Review is introducing a new series on the theme of Voice. The first feature is an essay on Milman Parry and the voice of epic


26 April, 2020

Translations

Sappho 44: The Wedding before the Funeral

Three responses to Sappho 44


7 March, 2020

Translations

Sappho’s Brothers Poem: A Scholarly Retreat

Five responses to Sappho’s 'Brothers Poem'


20 February, 2020

Translations

Agamemnon 931–43: Purple Soles

Four responses to Aeschylus's Agamemnon 931–43


6 February, 2020

Translations

Pythian 2.21–41: Crucifixion

The Oxonian Review is introducing a new series of translations. The first feature presents three responses to Pindar's Pythian 2.21–41


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