Spring 2018 - Albio Cesare Cassio - Townsend Lectures

April 13, 2018

Albio Cesare Cassio, Professor at the University of Rome 'La Sapienza', delivered three Townsend Lectures in the Spring of 2018 titled "En Route to Athens: Cultural Contacts and Dialect Variation in the Latest Phases of the Homeric Epics."
    
The dates and titles of the three lectures were:

Friday, April 13 - "Rare Pronouns & Crucial Problems: A Look at the Language of Iliad Book 8"

Tuesday, April 17 - “Dorisms in Homer Fit No One’s Theories” (M. L. West)

Thursday, April 19 - "How to Camouflage Digammas: Homer, the Locrians & Ajax the Lesser"

The Department of Classics at Cornell University is pleased to announce that Albio Cesare Cassio, Professor at University of Rome 'La Sapienza,' will deliver three Townsend Lectures in the Spring of 2018 on "En Route to Athens: Cultural Contacts and Dialect Variation in the Latest Phases of the Homeric Epics." The dates and titles of the three lectures are:  Friday, April 13 - Rare Pronouns & Crucial Problems: A Look at the Language of Iliad Book 8 Tuesday, April 17 - “Dorisms in Homer Fit No One’s Theories