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Peter Green

Peter Green is Dougherty Centennial Professor Emeritus of Classics at the University of Texas at Austin and Adjunct Professor at the University of Iowa. His books include The Hellenistic Age: A Short History and a translation of the Iliad. His translation of the Odyssey is forthcoming. (October 2017)

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A Family Cruise

An Odyssey: A Father, a Son, and an Epic

by Daniel Mendelsohn

October 26, 2017 issue

‘Marcus Curtius’; after John Martin, circa 1827. According to the historian Livy, when a chasm opened up in the Forum in 362 BC and an oracle declared that Rome could endure only by casting its greatest strength into it, the soldier Marcus Curtius said that its greatest strength was arms and valor and rode his horse into the chasm, saving the city.

When the Roman Empire Didn’t Stop

By the Spear: Philip II, Alexander the Great, and the Rise and Fall of the Macedonian Empire

by Ian Worthington

Alexander’s Heirs: The Age of the Successors

by Edward M. Anson

The Age of the Successors and the Creation of the Hellenistic Kingdoms (323–276 B.C.)

edited by Hans Hauben and Alexander Meeus

Taken at the Flood: The Roman Conquest of Greece

by Robin Waterfield

March 5, 2015 issue

The Great Marathon Man

The Landmark Herodotus: The Histories

edited by Robert B. Strassler, translated from the Greek by Andrea L. Purvis, with an introduction by Rosalind Thomas

A Commentary on Herodotus Books I–IV

by David Asheri, Alan Lloyd, and Aldo Corcella, edited by Oswyn Murray and Alfonso Moreno, with a contribution by Maria Brosius

May 15, 2008 issue

The Women and the Gods

Portrait of a Priestess: Women and Ritual in Ancient Greece

by Joan Breton Connelly

June 28, 2007 issue

Finding Ithaca

Rediscovering Homer: Inside the Origins of the Epic

by Andrew Dalby

Odysseus Unbound: The Search for Homer's Ithaca

by Robert Bittlestone with James Diggle and John Underhill

Archaeology and the Emergence of Greece

by A.M. Snodgrass

November 30, 2006 issue

Greece Against Itself

Mediaeval Greece

by Nicolas Cheetham

A Short History of Modern Greece

by Richard Clogg

Ephesus After Antiquity: A Late Antique, Byzantine and Turkish City

by Clive Foss

Ambassador MacVeagh Reports: Greece 1933-1947

edited by John O. latrides

The Origins of the Cold War in the Near East: Great Power Conflict and Diplomacy in Iran, Turkey, and Greece

by Bruce R. Kuniholm

The Greek World

by Eliot Porter, with a text by Peter Levi

The Greek Upheaval: Kings, Demagogues and Bayonets

by Taki Theodoracopulos

The Struggle for Greece 1941-1949

by C.M. Woodhouse

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October 8, 1981 issue

The Poets’ Greece

Twenty Contemporary Greek Poets

edited by Dino Siotis and John Chioles

The Sovereign Sun: Selected Poems

by Odysseus Elytis, translated by Kimon Friar

The Axion Esti

by Odysseus Elytis, translated by Edmund Keeley and George Savidis

Angelos Sikelianos: Selected Poems

translated by Edmund Keeley and Philip Sherrard

Poems

by George Seféris, translated by Rex Warner

Scripture of the Blind

by Yannis Ritsos, translated by Kimon Friar and Kostas Myrsiades

Ritsos in Parentheses

translated by Edmund Keeley

The Fourth Dimension: Selected Poems of Yannis Ritsos

translated by Rae Dalven

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June 26, 1980 issue

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