Sappho from ground zero

2023.12.26 | By Gregory Nagy Preface This book about the songs of Sappho is one of three standalone volumes that belong to a series of works published in Classical Continuum—some of those works appear both online and in print while others appear only online. As I… Read more

Ferdowsi’s Ecumenism in the Shahnama

2023.11.13, an abridged and pre-edited version an earlier essay | By Olga M. Davidson Ferdowsi reading the Shahnameh to Shah Maḥmud of Ghazni (1913). Vardges Sureniants (Armenian, 1860–1921). Image via Wikimedia Commons. Since 2001, I have been working on an ongoing project of translating and commenting on… Read more