Bibliography for AHCIP

This bibliography to A Homer Commentary in Progress is itself a dynamic work-in-progress. This document will grow and develop as new postings related to AHCIP are published here on Classical Inquiries.

Alexiou, M. 1974. The Ritual Lament in Greek Tradition. Cambridge. 2nd ed. 2002, with new introduction by P. Roilos and D. Yatromanolakis. Lanham, MD.

Allen, T. W., ed. 1912. Homeri Opera V (Hymns, Cycle, fragments). Oxford.

Aloni, A. 1986. Tradizioni arcaiche della Troade e composizione dell’Iliade. Milan.

Alwine, A. T. 2009. “The Non-Homeric Cyclops in the Homeric Odyssey.” Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies 49:323–333.

Aslan, C. C., and Rose, C. B. 2013. City and Citadel at Troy from the Late Bronze Age through the Roman Period. Cities and Citadels in Turkey: From the Iron Age to the Seljuks (ed. S. Redford and N. Ergin) 7–38. Ancient Near Eastern Studies Supplement 40. Leuven/Paris/Walpole, MA.

Bers, V., D. Elmer, D. Frame, and L. Muellner, eds. 2012. Donum Natalicium Digitaliter Confectum Gregorio Nagy Septuagenario a Discipulis Collegis Familiaribus Oblatum. A Virtual Birthday Gift Presented to Gregory Nagy on Turning Seventy by his Students, Colleagues, and Friends.

Broggiato, M. ed. 2001. Cratete di Mallo. La Spezia.

Bundy, E. L. 1986 [1962]. Studia Pindarica. Berkeley / Los Angeles.

Burkert, W. 1960. “Das Lied von Ares und Aphrodite. Zum Verhältnis von Odyssee und Ilias.” Rheinisches Museum für Philologie 103:130–144. Trans. by G. M. Wright and P. V. Jones in Homer: German Scholarship in Translation 249–262. 1997. Oxford.

Burkert, W. 1979. Structure and History in Greek Mythology and Ritual. Berkeley / Los Angeles.

Calame, C. 1977. Les choeurs de jeunes filles en Grèce archaïque I: Morphologie, fonction religieuse et sociale. II: Alcman. Rome.

Calame, C. 2001. Choruses of Young Women in Ancient Greece: Their Morphology, Religious Role, and Social Function (tr. D. Collins and J. Orion). Ed. 2 of Calame 1977 vol. I. Lanham, MD.

D’Alessio, G. B. 2004. “Textual Fluctuations and Cosmic Streams: Ocean and Acheloios.” Journal of Hellenic Studies 124:16–37.

Davidson, O. M. 1979. “Dolon and Rhesus in the Iliad.” Quaderni Urbinati 1:61–66.

Davidson, O. M. 2013. Poet and Hero in the Persian Book of Kings. 3rd edition. Boston and Washington, DC.

DELG. Chantraine, P. 2009. Dictionnaire étymologique de la langue grecque: histoire des mots. Ed. J. Taillardat, O. Masson, and J.-L. Perpillou. With a supplement Chroniques d’étymologie grecque 1–10. Ed. A. Blanc, Ch. de Lamberterie, and J.-L. Perpillou. Paris.

Dué, C. 2001. “Achilles’ Golden Amphora in Aeschines’ Against Timarchus and the Afterlife of Oral Tradition.” Classical Philology 96:33–47.

Dué, C. 2002. Homeric Variations on a Lament by Briseis. Lanham, MD.

Dué, C. 2006. The Captive Woman’s Lament in Greek Tragedy. Austin.

Dué, C. and Ebbott, M. 2010. Iliad 10 and the Poetics of Ambush: A Multitext Edition with Essays and Commentary. Hellenic Studies Series 39. Washington, DC.

Dué, C. and Ebbott, M. 2016.05.01. “Helen, Counter-Ambush Expert.” Classical Inquiries.

Durante, M. 1976. Sulla preistoria della tradizione poetica greca. Vol. 2, Risultanze della comparazione indoeuropea. Incunabula Graeca 64. Rome.

Edmunds, S. 1990. Homeric nēpios. New York. Online edition 2016.

Elmer, D. F. 2013. The Poetics of Consent: Collective Decision-Making and the Iliad. Baltimore.

Forte, Alexander S. W. 2015. “Speech from Tree and Rock: Recovery of a Bronze Age Metaphor.” American Journal of Philology 136: 1–35.

Frame, D. 1978. The Myth of Return in Early Greek Epic. New Haven.

Frame, D. 2009. Hippota Nestor. Hellenic Studies 34. Cambridge, MA and Washington, DC.

Frame, D., L. Muellner, and G. Nagy, eds. 2017–. A Homer Commentary in Progress.

Lamberterie, C. de. 1997. “Milman Parry et Antoine Meillet.” In Létoublon 1997:9–22. Trans. by A. Goldhammer as “Milman Parry and Antoine Meillet” in Loraux, Nagy, and Slatkin 2001:409–421.

Lamberterie, C. de. 2014. “L’adjectif grec ἄσμενος: Étymologie et histoire du mot.” Hommage à Jacqueline de Romilly: L’empreinte de son oeuvre. (ed. M. Fumaroli, J. Jouanna, M. Trédé, M. Zink) 185–205. Paris.

Leaf, W., ed., translation, commentary. 1923. Strabo on the Troad: Book xiii, Cap. 1. Cambridge.

Létoublon, F., ed. 1997. Hommage à Milman Parry: le style formulaire de l’épopée et la théorie de l’oralité poétique. Amsterdam.

Levaniouk, O. 2011. Eve of the Festival: Making Myth in Odyssey 19. Hellenic Studies 46. Cambridge, MA and Washington, DC.

Levine, M. M. 1995. “The Gendered Grammar of Ancient Mediterranean Hair.” Off with her head: The denial of women’s identity in myth, religion, and culture (ed. H. E. Schwartz and W. Doniger) 76–130. Berkeley, CA.

Loraux, N., Nagy, G., and Slatkin, L., eds. 2001. Antiquities. Vol. 3 of Postwar French Thought. New York.

Lord, A. B. 1960. The Singer of Tales. Second edition 2000, edited and with introduction by S. Mitchell and G. Nagy [vii–xxix]. Harvard Studies in Comparative Literature 24. Cambridge, MA.

Martin, R. P. 1989. The Language of Heroes: Speech and Performance in the Iliad. Ithaca, NY.

Meillet, A. 1913. See Meillet 1935.

Meillet, A. 1921. Linguistique historique et linguistique générale. Vol. 1. Paris.

Meillet, A. 1935. Aperçu d’une histoire de la langue grecque. 4th ed. Reissued 1965 as 7th ed., with an updated bibliography by O. Masson. First published 1913. Paris.

Muellner, L. 1976. The Meaning of Homeric EYXOMAI through its Formulas. Innsbruck.

Muellner, L. 1996. The Anger of Achilles: Mênis in Greek Epic. Ithaca, NY.

Nagy, G. 1969. Review of Chadwick, J. 1967. The decipherment of Linear B. 2nd ed. Cambridge. General Linguistics 9:123–32.

Nagy, G. 1972. Introduction, Parts I and II, and Conclusions. Greek: A Survey of Recent Work (F. W. Householder and G. Nagy) 15–72. Janua Linguarum Series Practica 211. The Hague.

Nagy, G. 1974. Comparative Studies in Greek and Indic Meter. Harvard Studies in Comparative Literature 33. Cambridge, MA.

Nagy, G. 1979/1999. The Best of the Achaeans: Concepts of the Hero in Archaic Greek Poetry. Baltimore. Revised ed. with new introduction 1999.

Nagy, G. 1985. “Theognis and Megara: A Poet’s Vision of His City.” Theognis of Megara: Poetry and the Polis (ed. T. J. Figueira and G. Nagy) 22–81. Baltimore. Corrigenda: at §77, “Pausanias 1.5.3 should be “Pausanias 1.5.4.”

Nagy, G. 1990a. Pindar’s Homer: The Lyric Possession of an Epic Past. Baltimore.

Nagy, G. 1990b. Greek Mythology and Poetics. Ithaca, NY. Revised paperback edition 1992.

Nagy, G. 1994. “Genre and Occasion.” Mètis: Anthropologie des mondes grecs anciens 9–10:11–25.

Nagy, G. 1996a. Poetry as Performance: Homer and Beyond. Cambridge.

Nagy, G. 1996b. Homeric Questions. Austin.

Nagy, G. 1999. See Nagy 1979.

Nagy, G. 2001. “Reading Bakhtin Reading the Classics: An Epic Fate for Conveyors of the Heroic Past.” Bakhtin and the Classics (ed. R. B. Branham) 71–96. Evanston, IL.

Nagy, G. 2001. “Orality and Literacy.” Encyclopedia of Rhetoric (ed. T. O. Sloane) 532–538.

Nagy, G. 2002. Plato’s Rhapsody and Homer’s Music: The Poetics of the Panathenaic Festival in Classical Athens. Cambridge, MA and Athens.

Nagy, G. 2003. Homeric Responses. Austin.

Nagy, G. 2004. Homer’s Text and Language. Urbana, IL and Chicago.

Nagy, G. 2005. “The Epic Hero.” A Companion to Ancient Epic (ed. J. F. Foley) 71–89. Malden, MA and Oxford. For an expanded version, see Nagy 2006.

Nagy, G. 2006. “The Epic Hero.” Expanded version of Nagy 2005.

Nagy, G. 2007a. “Lyric and Greek Myth.” The Cambridge Companion to Greek Mythology (ed. R. D. Woodard) 19–51. Cambridge.

Nagy, G. 2007b. “Homer and Greek Myth.” The Cambridge Companion to Greek Mythology (ed. R. D. Woodard) 52–82. Cambridge.

Nagy, G. 2007c. “Did Sappho and Alcaeus Ever Meet?” Literatur und Religion: Wege zu einer mythisch–rituellen Poetik bei den Griechen I (ed. A. Bierl, R. Lämmle, and K. Wesselmann) 211–269. MythosEikonPoiesis 1.1. Berlin and New York. Revised and updated version in

Nagy, G. 2008. Greek: An Updating of a Survey of Recent Work. Cambridge, MA and Washington, DC. Updating of Nagy 1972 using original page numbering.

Nagy, G. 2009|2008. Homer the Classic. Printed | Online version. Hellenic Studies 36. Cambridge, MA and Washington, DC.

Nagy, G. 2009a. “Hesiod and the Ancient Biographical Traditions.” The Brill Companion to Hesiod (ed. F. Montanari, A. Rengakos, and Ch. Tsagalis) 271–311. Leiden.

Nagy, G. 2009b. “Traces of an ancient system of reading Homeric verse in the Venetus A.” Recapturing a Homeric Legacy: Images and Insights from the Venetus A Manuscript of the Iliad (ed. C. Dué) 133–157. Hellenic Studies 35. Cambridge, MA and Washington, DC.

Nagy, G. 2010|2009. Homer the Preclassic. Printed | Online version. Berkeley and Los Angeles.

Nagy, G. 2010a. “Ancient Greek Elegy.” The Oxford Handbook of the Elegy (ed. K. Weisman) 13–45. Oxford.

Nagy, G. 2010b. Review of West 2007. Classical Review 60:333–338.

Nagy, G. 2011a. “Diachrony and the Case of Aesop.” Classics@. Issue 9: Defense Mechanisms in Interdisciplinary Approaches to Classical Studies and Beyond.

Nagy, G. 2011b. “The Aeolic Component of Homeric Diction.” Proceedings of the 22nd Annual UCLA Indo-European Conference (ed. S. W. Jamison, H. C. Melchert, and B. Vine) 133–179. Bremen. In Nagy 2012 v1.

Nagy, G. 2011c. “A Second Look at the Poetics of Reenactment in Ode 13 of Bacchylides.” Archaic and Classical Choral Song: Performance, Politics and Dissemination (ed. L. Athanassaki and E. L. Bowie) 173–206. Berlin.

Nagy, G. 2012. “Signs of Hero Cult in Homeric Poetry.” Homeric Contexts: Neoanalysis and the Interpretation of Homeric Poetry (ed. F. Montanari, A. Rengakos, and Ch. Tsagalis) 27–71. Trends in Classics Supplementary Volume 12. Berlin and Boston.

Nagy, G. 2013. The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours. Cambridge, MA.

Nagy, G. 2015. “A poetics of sisterly affect in the Brothers Song and in other songs of Sappho.” A shorter printed version is available as Ch. 21 in Bierl and Lardinois ed. 2016, Newest Sappho, Bierl and Lardinois 2016.

Nagy, G. 2015b. “Oral traditions, written texts, and questions of authorship.” Chapter 2 of The Greek Epic Cycle and its ancient reception: A companion (ed. M. Fantuzzi and Ch. Tsagalis) 59–77. Cambridge.

Nagy, G. 2015.02.20. “The Barley Cakes of Sosipolis and Eileithuia.”

Nagy, G. 2015.04.10. “Who is the best of heroes, Achilles or Odysseus? And which is the best of epics, the Iliad or the Odyssey?” Classical Inquiries.

Nagy, G. 2015.05.27. “An Experiment in the Making of a Homer Commentary: Taking a Shortcut in Analyzing the First Song of Demodokos in Odyssey 8.” Classical Inquiries.

Nagy, G. 2015.06.17. “An unnamed woman’s lament as a signal of epic sorrow.” Classical Inquiries.

Nagy, G. 2015.07.22. “East of the Achaeans: Making up for a missed opportunity while reading Hittite texts.” Classical Inquiries

Nagy, G. 2015.09.10. “From Athens to Crete and Back.” Classical Inquiries.

Nagy, G. 2015.09.24. “A Cretan Odyssey, Part 2.” Classical Inquiries.

Nagy, G. 2015.10.01. “Genre, Occasion, and Choral Mimesis Revisited—with special reference to the ‘newest Sappho’.” Classical Inquiries.

Nagy, G. 2015.10.15. “Homo ludens in the world of ancient Greek verbal art.” Classical Inquiries.

Nagy, G. 2015.12.03. “Girl, interrupted: more about echoes of Sappho in Epigram 55 of Posidippus.” Classical Inquiries.

Nagy, G. 2015.12.24. “Pindar’s Homer is not ‘our’ Homer.” Classical Inquiries.

Nagy, G. 2016|2015. Masterpieces of Metonymy: From Ancient Greek Times to Now. Printed | Online version. Hellenic Studies 72. Cambridge, MA and Washington, DC.

Nagy, G. 2016. “The Idea of an Archetype in Texts Stemming from the Empire Founded by Cyrus the Great.” The Archaeology of Greece and Rome: Studies in Honour of Anthony Snodgrass (ed. J. Bintliff and K. Rutter) ch. 14 = 337–357.

Nagy, G. 2016–2017.  A Sampling of Comments on the Iliad and Odyssey

Nagy, G. 2016.01.07. “Weaving while singing Sappho’s songs in Epigram 55 of Posidippus.” Classical Inquiries.

Nagy, G. 2016.02.11. “What is on Homer’s mind?”

Nagy, G. 2016.02.18. “Just to look at all the shining bronze here, I thought I’d died and gone to heaven: Seeing bronze in the ancient Greek world.” Classical Inquiries.

Nagy, G. 2016.05.02. “Helen of Sparta and her very own Eidolon.” Classical Inquiries.

Nagy, G. 2016.05.12. “Variations on a theological view of Zeus as god of the sky.” Classical Inquiries.

Nagy, G. 2016.05.19. “Cataclysm and Ecpyrosis, two symmetrical actions of Zeus as sky-god.” Classical Inquiries.

Nagy, G. 2016.05.26. “Trying to read the Will of Zeus.” Classical Inquiries

Nagy, G. 2016. A Sampling of Comments on the Iliad. Washington, DC.

Nagy, G. 2017. “Things said and not said in a ritual text: Iguvine Tables Ib 10–16 / VIb 48–53.” Miscellanea Indogermanica: Festschrift für José Luis García Ramón zum 65. Geburtstag (ed. I. Hajnal, D. Kölligan, and K. Zipser) 509–549. Innsbrucker Beiträge zur Sprachwissenschaft 154. Innsbruck.

Nagy, G. 2017.03.16. “A bathtub in Pylos.” Classical Inquiries.

Nagy, G. 2017.04.11. “Diachronic Homer and a Cretan Odyssey.” Short Writings IV.

Ó hUiginn, R. 2006. “Cú Chulainn.” Celtic Culture: A Historical Encyclopedia (ed. J.T. Koch, 5 volumes) volume 2:507–508. Santa Barbara.

Palaiologou, H. 2013. “Late Helladic IIIC cremation burials at Chania of Mycenae.” Cremation burials in the region between the middle Danube and the Aegean, 1300–750 BC (ed. M. Lochner and F. Ruppenstein) 249–279.

Papadopoulou, I., and Muellner, L., eds. 2014. Poetry as Initiation: The Center for Hellenic Studies Symposium on the Derveni Papyrus. Hellenic Studies 63. Cambridge, MA and Washington, DC.

Parry, A., ed. 1971. The Making of Homeric Verse: The Collected Papers of Milman Parry. Oxford.

Parry, M. 1930. “Studies in the Epic Technique of Oral Verse-Making: I. Homer and Homeric Style.” Harvard Studies in Classical Philology 41:73–148.

Parry, M. 1932. “Studies in the epic technique of oral verse-making. II: The Homeric language as the language of an oral poetry.” Harvard Studies in Classical Philology 43:1–50.

Sacks, R. 1987. The Traditional Phrase in Homer: Two Studies in Form, Meaning and Interpretation. Leiden.

Schwyzer, E., ed. 1923. Dialectorum Graecarum exempla, epigraphica potiora. Leipzig. Reprinted, Hildesheim 1960.

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Slatkin, L. 2011. The Power of Thetis and Selected Essays. Hellenic Studies 16. Cambridge, MA and Washington, DC.

Stone, K. A. 2016.09.28. “Getting over Odysseus.” Classical Inquiries.

Taplin, O. 1996. “Dendrochronology in Odyssey 6: Time Past, Present, and Future in Homer.” Epea Pteroenta 6:17–20.

Vermeule, E. 1987. “Baby Aigisthos and the End of the Bronze Age.” Proceedings of the Cambridge Philological Society 1987:122–152.

Walsh, T. R. 2013. Feuding Words and Fighting Words: Anger and the Homeric Poems. Lanham, MD.

West, M. L. 2000. “The Gardens of Alcinous and the Oral Dictated Text Theory.” Acta Antiqua Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 40:479–488.

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