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Christoper G. Brown

William Sherwood Fox Professor of Classics & Department Chair


Faculty Scholar Award (2007-2009)
B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (Toronto)
Department of Classical Studies
Lawson Hall, Room 3205
The University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario Canada N6A 5B8
(519) 661-2111 ext. 84519
pindar@uwo.ca
PERSONAL WEBSITE: http://publish.uwo.ca/~pindar/


Special Interests:

Greek poetry, drama, and religion; Roman poetry. Publications: contributor to A Companion to the Greek Lyric Poets, Der neue Pauly, and The Cambridge Dictionary of Classical Civilization; articles on Homer, Archilochus, Hipponax, Anacreon, Pindar, Aristophanes, etc.

Current Teaching (2013-2014):

Research Interests:

Greek poetry, drama, and religion; Roman poetry

  • A commentary on Pindar's Ninth Pythian

  • A series of papers on various problems in Pindar (Ol. 2, Pyth. 2, 8, 9)

  • Selected Recent Publications:

  • "The Parched Furrow and the Loss of Youth: Archilochus fr. 188 West," Quaderni Urbinati di Cultura Classica n.s. 50 (1995) 29-35

  • "In the Cyclops' Cave: Revenge and Justice in Odyssey 9," Mnemosyne 49 (1996) 1-29



  • Chapters on Iambos, Archilochus, Semonides, Hipponax in D. E. Gerber (ed.), A Companion to the Greek Lyric Poets (E. J. Brill, Leiden 1997) 13-88



  • "Politician, Pathic, Profligate: Three Targets (Aristophanes, Frogs 416-430)," Eikasms 8 (1997) 59-67



  • "Where Armies Clash: Statius, Thebaid 9.674," Rheinisches Museum 142 (1999) 321-326



  • Articles on Dithyramb, Poetry: Epic (Antiquity), Poetry: Lyric (Antiquity) in G. Speake (ed.), Encyclopedia of Greece and the Hellenic Tradition 2 vols. (London 2000)



  • "Arrows and Etymology: Gaetulicus Epitaph for Archilochus," Classical Philology 94 (2001) 429-432



  • Article on 'Volkslieder,' Der neue Pauly: Enzyklopdie der Antike / herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik und Helmuth Schneider (Stuttgart: J.B. Metzler, 1996-2002) vol. 12.2.301-303



  • The Stele of Mnesagora and Nikochares (CEG 84)," Zeitschrift fr Papyrologie und Epigraphik 152 (2005) 1-5



  • Articles on Heralds; Honour; Language and Languages; Philology, Comparative; Pindar; Scholia; Textual Criticism; Transmission in G. Shipley et al. (eds), The Cambridge Dictionary of Classical Civilization (Cambridge 2006)



  • "Pindar on Archilochus and the Gluttony of Blame (Pyth. 2.52-56)," Journal of Hellenic Studies 126 (2006) 36-46



  • "The Precinct of Zeus and Parmenis' Immortality (CEG 2.693)," Zeitschrift fr Papyrologie und Epigraphik 170 (2009) 21-27

  • "Greek Poetry: Iambos," Oxford Bibliographies Online (2011)



  • "To the Ends of the Earth: Sappho on Tithonus," Zeitschrift fr Papyrologie und Epigraphik (forthcoming)


  • Department of Classical Studies - The University of Western Ontario
    Lawson Hall Rm 3205
    London, Ontario, Canada, N6A 5B8
    Tel: 519.661.3045 Fax: 519-850-2388
    classics@uwo.ca

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