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Help with Fragments, Part 2: Jacoby (Hard Copy)

When it comes to collections of Latin historical fragments, there are a bunch of different options. In Greek, there’s Jacoby. In this post, I’m going to be offering help for using the multivolume hardcover version  920 more words

General Resources

Yannis Ritsos: Poetics of Exile and Internment as Martyria

In the Greek, a martyras is a witness in the common sense of the word we use in English, someone who experienced an event and is able to offer information either informally, at the legal level through testifying, or both; a martyras can also mean, specifically in the nomenclature of orthodox Christian historiography, someone who refuses apostasy under threat of death, surrendering her life in the name of faith and acquiring sainthood. 849 more words



Reviews of two books in the Mini Myths Series: Be Patient, PANDORA! and Play Nice, HERCULES!

Written by Joan Holub

Illustrated by Leslie Patricelli

Be Patient, PANDORA! 370 more words

Book Reviews

Greece in the news: Platonic sculpture in Paris!

It’s rare that I see Plato in the newspaper. So when I saw this video on The Globe and Mail website yesterday, I had to click. 534 more words