Tumuli of Achilles

Achilles died at Troy and was buried there, ancient myth and poetry agree. After his corpse was burned on a pyre, a great tomb, or tumulus, was heaped up over his bones. But the tumulus of Achilles is not just a mythological motif; it has also been regarded as a… Read more

An Early Christian Homerizon? Decoy, Direction, and Doxology

Prolegomena The task of detecting “Homeric horizons” within the texts, traditions, and practices of ancient Christianity poses a set of questions that exposes many of the working presuppositions of early Christian scholarship. These presuppositions or habits include assumptions regarding the social and education context of ancient Christian authors; the exclusivity,… Read more

First Drafts

This section of the Classics@ site is devoted to new and developing scholarship. It allows for a “pre-publication”: a way for scholars at any stage of career to share their research even before it goes through a formal publication process. The purpose of pre-publication is twofold: one, to get new… Read more

Classics@: An Introduction

Classics@ (ISSN: 2327-2996) is designed to bring contemporary classical scholarship to a wide audience online. Each issue will be dedicated to its own topic, often with guest editors, for an in-depth exploration of important current problems in the field of Classics. We hope that Classics@ will appeal not only to… Read more

About the Kyklos Logo

Our rooster logo is taken from a shield in the museum of ancient Olympia, where the idea of the Greek Epic Cycle project was first conceived and discussed during a warm summer day in 2008. So, first, the rooster is a link to the birthplace of the idea. A second,… Read more