JONATHAN S. BURGESS

Professor of Classics, University of Toronto
email: jonathan.burgess@utoronto.ca
mailing address:  Dept. of Classics
Lillian Massey Bld, 125 Queen’s Park
Toronto ON M5S 2C7

Curriculum Vitae


WEBSITES

In the Wake of Odysseus  

my  publications at academia.edu


MAJOR and RECENT PUBLICATIONS

  • THE TRADITION OF THE TROJAN WAR IN HOMER AND THE EPIC CYCLE (2001)
  • THE DEATH AND AFTERLIFE OF ACHILLES (2009)
  • HOMER (2015)

Travel Writing and the Ancient World.” In T. Youngs, N. Das (eds.) The Cambridge History of Travel Writing (Cambridge University Press), 2019

Editor, Yearbook of Ancient Greek Epic, volume 3, 2019. [Nosti/Odyssey/Telegony]. Within this volume my chapter is “The Corpse of Odysseus.”

“Land and Sea in the Odyssey and the Telegony.” In Time and Space in Ancient Myth, Religion and Culture
(eds. A. Bierl, M. Christopoulos, and A. Papachrysostomou), 2017

The Tale of Meleager in the IliadOral Tradition 31, 2017

“The Apologos of Odysseus: Tradition and Conspiracy Theories.” In The Winnowing Oar – New Perspectives in Homeric Studies (eds. C. Tsagalis and A. Markantonatos), 2017

“Origins and Reception of the Trojan Cycle.” In Quaestiones Disputatae, ed. F. Gallo, Biblioteca Ambrosiana, 2016

Localization of the Odyssey’s Underworld.” Online at Cahiers des etudes anciennes LIII 2016

“Traveling to Ithaca.” In Politics, Identity, and Mobility in Travel Writing (eds. M. A. Cabanas, J. Dubino, V. Salles-Reese, G. Totten), 2015

In progress and forthcoming:

“The Burial of Elpenor at Aeaea.” (2000)

“The Periplus of Hanno: Dubious Historical Document, Fascinating Travel Text”

“The Aristotelian Constitution of the Ithacans and Homero-Cyclic Reception of the Odyssey

“Allusion and Reception in the Prophecy of Tiresias”

The Travels of Odysseus (monograph)

 

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