ancient Greek

The Cambridge Greek Lexicon is an eye-opener for classical scholars

7 August 2021 9:00 am

The great Latinist D.R. Shackleton Bailey was once said to have been pinned into a corner at a party and…

Where did ‘decuman’ come from?

30 November 2019 9:00 am

‘What made you chase that hare?’ asked my husband with rare geniality. John Ruskin was to blame. He asked James…

‘Thetis giving Achilles his arms’ (fresco), Giulio Romano, 1492–1546

A new translation of the Iliad

8 August 2015 9:00 am

‘Why do another translation of Homer?’ Richmond Lattimore asked in the foreword to his own great translation of the Iliad…