ALEXANDER The Iliad

ALEXANDER The Iliad

The Iliad Caroline Alexander Greece has shouldered a heavy burden in the global economic crisis, struggling with political and financial insecurity. Greece has also the most porous external border of the European Union, tasked with ensuring that the EU’s...
ANGELOS The Full Catastrophe: Inside the Greek Crisis

ANGELOS The Full Catastrophe: Inside the Greek Crisis

James Angelos The Full Catastrophe (Head of Zeus) Greece has always been celebrated for its classical past, whitewashed villages and cerulean seas, but in recent years the country has been at the centre of a debt crisis that has sown economic ruin, spurred panic in...
BEANE RUTTER Ancient Greece, Modern Psyche

BEANE RUTTER Ancient Greece, Modern Psyche

Ancient Greece, Modern Psyche Beane Rutter 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...
Greek Buddha

Greek Buddha

Greek Buddha Christopher Beckwith Because fear can transform into confidence, recklessness, the kind of power you can’t imagine until you’re inside it. And then, once you’ve felt it, you can’t feel alive when it’s gone. Sophrosyne. You understood this feeling. I know...
Imagined Communities in Greece and Turkey

Imagined Communities in Greece and Turkey

Imagined Communities in Greece and Turkey Emine Bedlek 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,...