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Sappho of Lesbos

Sappho of Lesbos by Darrell Sutton The isles of Greece! the isles of Greece Where burning Sappho loved and sung, Where grew the arts of war and peace Byron Byron had a strong affection for Lucan’s Pharsalia. His attachment to … Continue reading

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Something Missing in Propertius

Something Missing in Propertius   by Darrell Sutton Readers can be perplexed by the arguments that textual critics employ when they emend the wording of ancient writers. Critics’ trains of thought are not easy to follow at times; but assiduity is … Continue reading

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M.L. West, Cementing a Legacy

M.L.West, Cementing a Legacy M.L. West, ed., Homerus Odyssea, Berlin/Boston, Walter de Gruyter, 2017, Pp. LXII, 519 One hundred and fifty years ago, German academics were strides ahead of their non-Teutonic, classicist peers. Since then, a text-critical revolution has occurred: a … Continue reading

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Forth on the Godly Seas

Forth on the Godly Seas Darrell Sutton considers new translations of timeless texts Barry Powell, Homer: The Odyssey (Oxford U. Press, 2014), xxv, pp 459 Peter Green, The Iliad: A New Translation (U. of California Press, 2015), xvi, pp 592 … Continue reading

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