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Discentes Vol. 1 No. 1 (December, 2012) was inspired by the earlier journal, Polymatheia (April, 2008).

Publication Date

12-2012

City

Philadelphia

Keywords

undergraduate classical studies

Disciplines

Ancient History, Greek and Roman through Late Antiquity | Classical Archaeology and Art History | Classical Literature and Philology

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Contents

From the editors p. 5

News p. 7

Charlotte Edelson, "Reconciling Physical Mortality with Literary Immortality: The Lyric Poets Sappho and Horace on Old Age" p. 12

Laura Santander, "Recycling Homer in Greco-Roman Egypt: The Appreciation and Consumption of Homeric Papyri" p. 24

Madeleine Brown, "The Making of a Statesman: Demosthenes’ Philippics and the Education of James Madison" p. 37

Jesse DuBois, "The Survival of Winged Victory in Christian Late Antiquity" p. 42

Noreen Sit, "Xenia Perverted: Guest-host Relationships in Apuleius’ Metamorphoses" p. 59

Jeremy McInerney (faculty interview) p. 70

Darien Perez (post-baccalaureate student interview) p. 78

Amy Conwell, "Aphrodite" p. 80

James Levy, "Why I'm a Hellenist" p. 81

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Final Thoughts

Aphrodite By Amy Conwell

Why I’m a Hellenist By James Levy

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