in The Ancient Emotion of Disgust
November 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .
Chapter. Subjects: Classical History. 12367 words.
While the Hippocratic Corpus thrives with repulsive details (sick bodies, excreta, oozing substances coming out of the skin, etc.), doctors systematically avoid expressing their disgust at...
in Classics in Post-Colonial Worlds
October 2007; p ublished online February 2010 .
Chapter. Subjects: Classical History. 9800 words.
This chapter is devoted to Women of Owu, a new adaptation of Euripides’s Trojan Women by the Nigerian playwright Femi Osofisan. The play is set outside the burning city, not of Troy, but of...
in Greek Laughter and Tears
July 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .
Chapter. Subjects: Classical History. 4849 words.
The capture and sack of Jerusalem by the Persians in 614 CE was a momentous event in the eyes of the local Christian communities. The most extensive account of this event comes from...