Volume 7

Vol. 7.1


cover 71Ancient Greek “Literature” and Near Eastern “Writings”: The Opposition and Encounter of Two Creative Principles

Part One: The Opposition
Sergei Averintsev
(translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky)

Garden of Earthly Delights
Edmund Keeley

The Light and the Blood
Philip Sherrard
(edited by Avi Sharon)

The False Goddess and Her Lost Paradise
Bruce Thornton

Augstine’s Hippo: Power Relations (410-417)
Garry Wills

The Boxer
Amelia Arenas

Experimenting in the Field of Polytheisms
Marcel Detienne
(translated by Janet Lloyd)


“Lerna” and Other Poems
Peter Green


Artificial Vitality
Karl Galinsky

Art, “Theory,” and Poetry
Paul Barolsky

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Essays, Translations, and Verse

Ancient Greek “Literature” and Near Eastern “Writing”: The Opposition and Encounter of Two Creative Principles

Part Two: The Encounter
Sergei Averintsev
(translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky)

The Art of Poetry: Notes for Aspiring Poets and Playwrights
(translated by David Ferry)

Gary Webster

Public or Private? An Artemesian Answer
Norma Thompson

The Sicilian Expedition: The Fate of the Athenians Debated
Diodorus Siculus
(translated by Peter Green)

Poems and Adaptations
Raymond Geuss

Two Greek Epigrams
D.S. Carne-Ross

Looking at Venus: A Brief History of Erotic Art
Paul Barolsky


Thucydides Domesticated and “Foreignized”
Walter Blanco, trans., The Peloponnesian War
Steven Lattimore, trans., The Peloponnesian War
Steven J. Willett

Highminded Vulgarization
Sarah B. Pomeroy, Stanley M. Burnstein, Walter Donlan, and Jennifer Tolbert Roberts, Ancient Greece: A Political, Social, and Cultural History
Paul Cartledge

Replaying the Other
Froma Zeitlin, Playing the Other: Gender and Society in Classical Greek Literature
Ann N. Michelini

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Essays, Translations, and Verse

From Practices of Assembly to the Forms of Politics: A Comparative Approach
Marcel Detienne

Change is the Stranger
Rachel Hadas

The Slayer and the King: Rex Nemorensis and the Sanctuary of Diana
C.M.C. Green

The Imperial Metropolis: Ancient Rome in Turn-of-the-Century New York
Margaret Malamud

Molly McGrann

Dionysus among the Dons: The New Ritualism in Richard Seaford’s Commentary on the Bacchae
Rainer Friedrich


Greek Appetite and Its Discontents
James Davidson, Courtesans and Fishcakes
Bruce S. Thornton

Michelangelo’s Self-Mockery
John Frederick Nims, trans. The Complete Poems of Michelangelo
Paul Barolsky

The Translator’s Dilemma
Peter Green, trans. The Argonautika of Apollonios Rhodios
Charles Rowan Beye