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Notable Publications Classics Faculty

December 2012

Professor Zachary Biles’ book Aristophanes and the Poetics of Competition, published by Cambridge University Press, uses the competitive performance context that is characteristic of Athenian comic drama as a framework for understanding the plots and poetic quality of Aristophanes’ plays.  More information is available here:

Aristophanes and the Poetics of Competition

Professor Gretchen Meyers is co-editor with Michael L. Thomas of Monumentality in Etruscan and Early Roman Architecture: Ideology and Innovation.  Originally presented at a colloquium organized for the annual meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America in honor of Professor Ingrid Edlund-Berry, University of Texas, the book shows from a variety of perspectives how the monumental architecture of early Italy evolved to communicate both power and ideology.  For further details on the contributors and topics presented, see

Monumentality in Etruscan and Early Roman Architecture: Ideology and Innovation

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