Arion: A Journal of Humanities and the Classics at Boston University


Inside Arion 27.3: Winter 2020


A. M. Juster translates Lactantius’s “On a Bird, the Phoenix”

Alexy D. Karenowska on the archaeology of science in the science of archaeology

Why Aphrodite has that turtle under her foot, by Carol L. Dougherty

Parker Thomas translates two odes by Horace

John G. S. Hanson reads the Latin in old New England graveyards

Aqueduct display fountains in Rome and the USA, by Peter Aicher

Derek Mong: Three Poems

Henry Miller and Lawrence Durrell, men of the Karaghiozi breed, by Avi Sharon

Three Lyrics by Jane Blanchard

In homage to J.-P. Vernant, Froma I. Zeitlin returns to the land of the Sun

Lawrence Dugan tells what happened in the house of Zachary

A review of The Bacchae as staged by The Classical Theatre of Harlem, by Helaine L. Smith


Next Issue

Spring 2020

The Spring issue will feature an article on the science and history of the spice trade in antiquity by Dr Alain Touwaide, George Altshuler and Dr Alexy Karenowska. Focusing on the early transmission of both plant matter and culinary/medical lore from east to west, the piece will explore the myths and misunderstandings surrounding these important early links between Far Eastern and Mediterranean cultures.

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