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The Many Deaths of Mustaj Beg of Lika

Translated by Peter McMurray Introduction In his seminal text, “Studije o krajinskoj epici” (‘Studies on Epic Song of the Krajina’), [1] Alois Schmaus points out the importance of tales or stories (priče) in Bosniak epic in order to show that the tale is in fact… Read more

Addressing Divergent Digital Literacies and Visualizing Data Uncertainty in Social Networks and the Ancient Greek Garrisons Project

Introduction The interplay between representations of wealth, power, and identity has had a profound impact on historical and contemporary culture. Current political and social movements, including the Black Lives Matter movement, #MeToo, and even the alt-right have created extensive social and political networks which have coalesced around issues of inequality,… Read more

Introduction

This volume of Classics@ aims to explore and analyze how the present digital turn enables a renewed theoretical engagement with multimodal ancient literacies. Cultural transmission in Antiquity was primarily oral, supplemented by images and texts. Nevertheless, Classicists first employed the term “literacy” in the singular, according to its 19th-century definition: the… Read more

The Oral Background of the Eddas and Sagas

The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies, University of Iceland More than fifty years after the publication of The Singer of Tales the book and the ideas therein still serve as a fresh wind in the textually-oriented field of Old Norse Studies where very few have taken up the issue… Read more