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Perspectives from Ancient Greece on Mozart’s Queen of the Night

06.10.2021 | By Renée S. Landzberg §0. Concepts of femininity from the Classical period pervade deeply through the Classical era of classical music, latter epitomized by the composer, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. It is not surprising then to see parallel traits in the mythological construct of Hērā, Queen of the Gods, and the Queen of the Night from Mozart’s hugely popular opera, The Magic Flute. A longstanding fascination with the classical… Read more

MASt@CHS – Spring Seminar 2021 (Friday, April 16): Summaries of Presentations and Discussion

2021.06.10 | By Rachele Pierini and Tom Palaima §1. Rachele Pierini opened the Spring session of the MASt@CHS seminars by welcoming the participants to the session. In addition to the regular members of the MASt@CHS network and colleagues and students who have already attended previous session, new guests joined the April 16 meeting: Elena Dzukeska, Massimo Perna, Kim Shelton, Trevor Van Damme, and Malcolm H. Wiener. This seminar session was… Read more

A working translation of Pindar Olympian 14

2021.03.08 | By Maša Ćulumović 1     Καφιϲίων ὑδάτων        λαχοῖϲαι αἵτε ναίετε καλλίπωλον ἕδραν,        ὦ λιπαρᾶϲ ἀοίδιμοι βαϲίλειαι        Χάριτεϲ Ἐρχομενοῦ, παλαιγόνων Μινυᾶν ἐπίϲκοποι, 5     κλῦτ᾿, ἐπεὶ εὔχομαι· ϲὺν γὰρ ὑμῖν τά ‹τε› τερπνὰ καί        τὰ γλυκέ᾿ ἄνεται… Read more

Research in France on Homeric εὔχομαι since the publication of Leonard Muellner, The Meaning of Homeric EYXOMAI Through its Formulas, 1976

2021.01.23 | By Leonard Muellner §1. My revised doctoral dissertation (degree awarded in June, 1973) was published under the above title with revisions in January, 1976, and has been available online since 2017. Before it was written in 1972-1973, five detailed studies of the word had appeared, each of them taking and defending a different point of view on the meaning of the word in Homeric poetry and on its… Read more