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Founded in 1873, Hermathena has served as one of the longest-running authorities on classical language, literature, and civilizations. This Trinity College Dublin publication includes articles on a variety of classical inquiries from societies of the Mediterranean and Near East written by esteemed scholars and editors in the field. Hermathema’s special editions, which are often centered around a particular figure or topic of interest, have included themes such as Platonism, Ovid’s “Metamorphoses”, and Renaissance Greek.

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Some of my favorites from Hermathena:

The unity of the “Travels”

War then and now: the legacy of ancient Greek tragedy

On the Fixed Alexandrine Year

Greek and Latin Etymology in England


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Hermathena, No. 104, Swift Number (Spring 1967), pp. 4-50
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Hermathena, No. 181, In honour of George Huxley (Winter 2006), pp. 83-104
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Hermathena, Vol. 11, No. 26 (1900), pp. 81-88
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Hermathena, Vol. 1, No. 2 (1874), pp. 407-440
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