Vox Populi

A Public Sphere for Poetry, Politics, and Nature

Rachel Hadas: What do the classics teach us about hope?

How do we weather this welter of bad news? How do we adapt?

September 12, 2021 · 3 Comments

Video: Rediscovering Ancient Greek Music

Armand D’Angour has spent years re-discovering the mysterious sounds of Ancient Greek music. In 2017, his work culminated in a unique performance at Oxford.

August 22, 2021 · 2 Comments

Joel Christensen: Plagues follow bad leadership in ancient Greek tales

As someone who writes about early Greek poetry, I spend a lot of time thinking about why its performance was so crucial to ancient life. One answer is that epic and tragedy helped ancient storytellers and audiences try to make sense of human suffering.

March 15, 2020 · 1 Comment

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