Issue 1

Homer, The Olympics, and the Heroic Ethos

[[Originally published in The Olympic Games in Antiquity: Bring Forth Rain and Bear Fruit, eds. M. Kaila et al. (Athens: Atrapos, 2004) 61–91]] Sports are by definition public events, events of the stadium, and thus events which in some ways serve as a mirror for activity in the public sphere… Read more

Mentalities of sacrifice in Indic and Greek traditions

Introduction Ever since I was a graduate student, I have been comparing the traditions of India and Greece. As a Classicist, however, that is, as a researcher who studies Greco-Roman civilization by way of analyzing texts written in the ancient Greek and Latin languages, I would *not* have experienced all… Read more