Workshop on Iliad 23 (U. Cyprus, Nov 25, 2017)

An interesting conference on the Iliad’s 23rd book, so much of which is concerned with sport. Perhaps of interest!
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The Faculty of Letters of the University of Cyprus and the Drama Workshop of the University of Cyprus (THEPAK) are pleased to announce a Workshop on Iliad 23 at the University of Cyprus, Saturday November 25, 2017.

The workshop includes a reading of Iliad 23 in the Modern Greek translation of D.N. Maronitis by members of the THEPAK, archaeological comments by Vassos Karageorghis and interdisciplinary communications followed by discussion.

PROGRAMME
9.30-9.45 Welcome Address and Opening Remarks
Vassiliki Kassianidou, Director, Archaelogical Research Unit
Professor Emeritus Vassos Karageorghis
Christopher Schabel, Dean, Faculty of Letters
9.45-10.45
Michalis Pieris (University of Cyprus), The 23rd Book of the Iliad as «Drama»
Iliad 23.1-286 – Commentary by Vassos Karageorghis
Menelaos Christopoulos (Universtity of Patras), Patroclos. The Phantom of an Unburied Dead
10.45-11.00 Discussion 11.00-11.15 Coffee Break
11.15-12.15
Iliad 23.287-569 – Commentary by Vassos Karageorghis
Stathis Raptou (Department of Antiquities of Cyprus), Incineration of the Dead in Homeric Epic
George Papasavvas (University of Cyprus), Biographies of People and Objects: Heirlooms, Heroes and Memory in Homer
12.15-12.30 Discussion 12.30-14.00 Lunch Break
14.00-15.00
Iliad 23.570-897 – Commentary by Vassos Karageorghis
Antonis Tsakmakis (University of Cyprus), Homer, Similes and Cognitive Poetics
Maria Ypsilanti (University of Cyprus), Dying in Battle in Homeric Epic
Vassos Karageorghis, Closing Remarks
15.00-15.15 Discussion

Recitation: Stavros Aroditis, Chariton Iosifides, Michalis Michael, Myria Hadjimattheou
Coordination: Stamatia Laoumtzi

Venue: Archaeological Research Unit, University of Cyprus, 12, Gladstone Str., Nicosia

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