Odyssey 24

By Gregory Nagy | 2022.12.30 This essay, posted 2022.12.30 in Classical Continuum, is a “preprint” and pre-edited version of a text submitted to the Oxford Critical Guide to Homer’s Odyssey, edited by Joel P. Christensen, forthcoming. Figure 48a. “Mercury Conducting the Souls of the Suitors to the Infernal Regions” (1805). Read more

Sacred Space as a Frame for Lyric Occasions

By Gregory Nagy | 2022.12.29 Introduction The three terms sacred space and frame and lyric occasions in the title of this essay all need to be questioned for their meanings, which depend in each case on the overall meaning of the title that combines these terms. As for the word… Read more

A List of Online Short Writings by Gregory Nagy

Listed In Alphabetical Order “Achilles and Patroklos as Models for the Twinning of Identity.” A pre-printed and pre-edited online version; a final printed version, published 2022, appeared in Gemini and the Sacred: Twins and Twinship in Religion and Myth, ed. Kimberley C. Patton, pp. 268–288. Bloomsbury Academic Publishers. Read more