Volume 21

Agamemnon’s Corselet in the Light of Cypriote Myth

Maria Papaioannou Prompted by the Iliad’s mention of Kinyras, the mythical king of Cyprus, in 11.20-23, I set out to examine a possible case of intertextuality between the Homeric Iliad and the Cyclic mytho-poetic tradition of the Kypria, which has been variously associated with the island of Cyprus. I am… Read more

kyklos2 – Landing

Kyklos Volume 2 19 June 2014 Center for Hellenic Studies, Washington,Center for Hellenic Studies, Nafplio, GreeceUniversity of MissouriUniversity of TorontoUniversity of FloridaUniversità Degli Studi di Salerno Micro-multiformity and Tradition: Clues to the Odyssey’s Composition Justin Arft (University of Missouri)Supervisor: Prof. David Schenker Respondent: Prof. Jonathan Burgess (University of Toronto) Agamemnon’s… Read more

kyklos1 – Landing

Kyklos Volume 1 27 June 2012 Center for Hellenic Studies, Washington,Center for Hellenic Studies, Nafplio, GreeceUniversity of WashingtonUniversity of TorontoUniversity of FloridaDurham University Epic Cycle: Early Conceptualization and Later ReceptionEfstathia Maria C. Athanasopoulou (CHS, Nafplio, Greece)Respondent Jonathan Burgess Diomedes between the Iliad and the Epic CycleCatherine Goode (Durham University)Respondent… Read more

Tydeus and the Cadmaeans

Catherine Goode In the 2010 edition of Trends in Classics, edited by Christos Tsagalis and entitled “Homeric Hypertextuality”, Mary Ebbott explored how we can use hypertextual links in the Iliad to discover more about the Theban tradition of stories, which may provide possible links to the Thebaid of the Epic… Read more

Lesches and the Contest between Homer and Hesiod

Paola Bassino In this paper I offer a new analysis of Plutarch’s Dinner of the Seven Sages 153f–154a, one of the most interesting testimonia about Lesches, one of the alleged poets of the Epic Cycle. In this passage Lesches is mentioned in an account of the poetic contest between Homer… Read more