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On weaving and sewing as technical terms for ancient Greek verbal arts

2017.03.20 | By Ellen Harlizius-Klück and Giovanni Fanfani Two researchers from the Deutsches Museum continue the conversation on metaphors for ancient Greek verbal arts. The Fates from the Krater of Kleitias and Ergotimos, Florence Museo Archeologico Nazionale, 4209 the (so-called François-Vase), drawing from Furtwängler and Reichhold, as presented on the cover of Spinning Fates.   Ellen Harlizius-Klück and Giovanni Fanfani Research Institute for the History of Technology and Science Deutsches… Read more

Disintegration and Reintegration

2017.01.26 | By Gregory Nagy, Keith Stone, and Lanah Koelle Notes from a conversation at the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki on January 20, 2017 Notes on a Conversation with Gregory Nagy, Keith Stone, and Lanah Koelle at the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki Click here for a PDF version of the handout distributed on January 20, 2017, which contains the ancient texts in both ancient and modern Greek and the modern… Read more

On weaving and sewing as metaphors for ancient Greek verbal arts

2017.01.18 | By Gregory Nagy In the light of new research published on the technologies of fabric work in premodern societies, I have been rethinking my formulations about traditional metaphors that were used in ancient Greek verbal arts for the original purpose of comparing these arts to the arts of weaving and sewing. Detail from the François Vase, Florence, Museo Archeologico Etrusco, 4209. Drawing after E. B. Abrahams, Greek Dress:… Read more

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