Volume 22

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Essays and Verse

Carolin Hahnemann explores Alice Oswald’s Memorial

The Salon: Restoring Conversation, by James Como 

“The Boxer at The Met,” a poem by Francis Blessington

Ben F. S. Altshuler and Thomas Mannack shed new light on ancient objects

“The True Horatian Vein”: Michael West on Horace and Robert Frost

Dante and Botticelli, translating and breaking wind, by Paul Barolsky

“Persephone,” a poem by Brian Sneeden

Robert Tindall and Susana Bustos: Odysseus in Hades and the intensified trajectory of consciousness

Thomas McCreight translates from Apuleius’s Florida

Antoine Chrysostome Quatremère de Quincy and the new era of museums, by Louis A. Ruprecht, Jr.

Marguerite Johnson imagines the memories of Erinna

Karen Simons reviews Frederick Jones’s Virgil’s Garden: The Nature of Bucolic Space

Kate Tempest’s Brand New Ancients, reviewed by Justine McConnell

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Diskin Clay explores Dante and Raphael’s Parnassus

Four poems of Paulus Silentiarius, translated by Avi Sharon

Ken Moore on Plato’s “Puppets of the Gods”

“Phthisis: A Letter,” a poem by Brian Sneeden

James Tatum gives a real short introduction to classical reception theory

Aristophanes’ Frogs adapted for middle school by Helaine L. Smith

Paul Barolsky reviews The Classical Tradition: Art, Literature, Thought by Michael Silk, Ingo Gildenhard, and Rosemary Barrow

Martin A. Ruehl on Christopher Krebs’ A Most Dangerous Book: Tacitus’s Germania from the Roman Empire to the Third Reich


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Four Poems
Lawrence Dugan

A Tribute to My Father
Jonathan Rosand

The Iliad, Book 24
(Translated by Peter Green)

David Gomes Cásseres

The Coming Classics Revolution
Part I: Argument
Colin Wells

Florilegium Housmanianum
Tom Keeline

Eleni and Her Rhapsodists
James Nikopoulos

Two Poems
George Kalogeris


Frogspawn: A Play for Radio
J. Michael Walton


Ned Warren’s Passion: The Life and Work
of a Uranian Connoisseur
Michael Matthew Kaylor (ed.), The Collected Works
& Commissioned Biography of Edward Perry Warren.
Thomas K. Hubbard

Dionysus as Global Rorschach
Erika Fischer-Lichte, Dionysus Resurrected: Performances
of Euripides’
The Bacchae in a Globalizing World.
Marianne McDonald

Philoctetes Amidst the Treacle: Stink Foot
at the Yard Theatre, Hackney
Adapted and directed by Jeff James and presented
by Jessica Campbell and Dem Productions.
Justine McConnell