The conclusion of the Adjudication for the 2015 Prize

For the 2015 London Hellenic Prize, we received 116 eligible submissions from 49 publishers and authors dotted across the globe, from as far afield as Los Angeles, Berlin and Ankara. All submitted books were read over the course of several months by the five-strong...

Tom Holland

Tom Holland is a historian and best-selling author.
Sappho

Sappho

The Greeks in Asia John Boardman Why did Greek tragedy and “the tragic” come to be seen as essential to conceptions of modernity? And how has this belief affected modern understandings of Greek drama? In Genealogy of the Tragic, Joshua Billings answers...
Constellation Myths with Aratus’s Phaenomena

Constellation Myths with Aratus’s Phaenomena

The Lost World of Byzantium Jonathan Harris Why did Greek tragedy and “the tragic” come to be seen as essential to conceptions of modernity? And how has this belief affected modern understandings of Greek drama? In Genealogy of the Tragic, Joshua Billings...