Supplemental Bibliography

The following Supplemental Bibliography is provided to demonstrate the depth and breadth of the topic of the Institute. It also served as a resource for participants as they began to formulate their pedagogical and research projects. Participants have been invited to add to the bibliography prior to, during, and after the NEH Institute.

Ahrensdorf, Peter J. “The Fear of Death and the Longing for Immortality: Hobbes and Thucydides on Human Nature and the Problem of Anarchy.” American Political Science Review 94.3 (Sept. 2000): 579-593.

Andersen, Øivind. “Happiness in Homer.” Symbolae Osloenses 85 (2011): 2-16. Web.

Aries, Philippe. The Hour of Our Death: The Classic History of Western Attitudes toward Death over the Last One Thousand Years. Trans. Helen Weaver. Vintage Books, 1982. Print.

Bauman, Zygmunt. Mortality, Immortality & Other Life Strategies. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 1992. Print.

Becker, Ernest. The Denial of Death. New York: Free Press, 1973. Print.

Behr, C.A. Aelius Aristides and The Sacred Tales. Amsterdam: Brill, 1968. Print.

Bering, Jesse M. “Intuitive Conceptions of Dead Agents’ Minds: The Natural Foundations of Afterlife Beliefs as Phenomenological Boundary.” Journal of Cognition and Culture. 2.4 (2002): 263-308.

Bremmer, Jan N. The Rise and Fall of the Afterlife. London, 2002. Print.

Brombert, Victor. Musings on Mortality, from Tolstoy to Primo Levi. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013. Print.

Brown, Norman O. Life against Death: The Psychoanalytical Meaning of History. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1959. Print.

Burgess, Jonathan. “Achilles’ Heel: The Death of Achilles in Ancient Myth.” Classical Antiquity 14 (1995): 217-44. Print.

Burgess, Jonathan S. “Coronis Aflame: The Gender of Mortality.” Classical Philology 96  (2001): 214-27. Print.

Burkert, Walter. “Greek Tragedy and Sacrificial Ritual.” GRBS 7  (1966): 87-121. Print.
—. Homo Necans: The Anthropology of Ancient Greek Sacrificial  Ritual and Myth. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1983. Print.
—. Greek Religion. Trans. Raffan, John. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1977 (English Edition 1985). Print.
—. Structure and History in Greek Mythology and Ritual. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1979. Print.

Carel, Havi. Life and Death in Freud and Heidegger. Amsterdam and New York: Editions Rodopi B.V., 2006. Print.

Cave, Stephen. Immortality, The Quest to Live Forever & How It Drives Civilization. New York: Crown Publishers, 2012. Print.

Christopoulos, Menelaos, Efimia D. Karakanta, and Olga Levaniouk, eds. Light and Darkness in Ancient Greek Myth and Religion. Lanham, Boulder, New York, Toronto, Plymouth, UK: Lexington Books, 2010. Print.

Clarke, M.. “Manhood and Heroism.” The Cambridge Companion to Homer. Ed. R. Fowler. Cambridge UK, 2004. Print.

Clay, Jenny Strauss. “Immortal and Ageless Forever.” The Classical Journal 77.2 (1981): 112–117. Web.

Cohen, Adam Max. “Hamlet as Emblem: The Ars Memoria and the Culture of the Play.” Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies 3  (2003): 77-112. Web.

Cook, Erwin F. The Odyssey in Athens, Myths of Cultural Origins. Myth and Poetics. Ed. Gregory Nagy. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1995. Print.

Culianu, Ioan Petru. Out of this World: A History of Other-Worldly Journeys from Gilgamesh to Albert Einstein. Boston, 1990. Print.

Davies, Douglas J., and Chang-Won Park, eds. Emotion, Identity, and Death: Mortality across Disciplines. Farmham: Ashgate, 2012. Print.

Demand, Nancy. Birth, Death, and Motherhood in Classical Greece. Ancient Society and History. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994. Print.

Derrida, Jacques. The Death Penalty: Volume 1. Trans. Peggy Kamuf. University of Chicago Press, 2013. Print.

Dieterich, Albrecht. Nekyia. Beiträge zur Erklärung err neuentdeckten Petrus-Apokalypse. Leipzig, 1910. Print.

Dinzelbacher, Peter. Vision und Visionsliteratur im Mittelalter. Stuttgart, 1981. Print.

—. Mittelalterliche Visionsliteratur: eine Anthologie. Darmstadt, 1989. Print.

Dova, Stamatia. Greek Heroes in and out of Hades. Greek Studies: Interdisciplinary Approaches. Lexington Books, 2013. Print.

Edmonds, Radcliffe G. Myths of the Underworld Journey, Plato, Aristophanes, and the ‘Orphic’ Gold Tablets. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2004. Print.

—, ed. The ‘Orphic’ Gold Tablets and Greek Religion: Further Along the Path. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2011. Print.

Edwards, Anthony T. “‘Aristos Achaiōn’: Heroic Death and Dramatic Structure in the Iliad.” Quaderni Urbinati di Cultura Classica 17.2 (1984): 61–80.

Emlyn-Jones, C., L. Hardwick, & Purkis, J., eds. Homer, Readings and Images. London, 1992. Print.

Endsjø, D. Ø. “To Control Death: Sacrifice and Space in Classical Greece.” Religion 33 (2003): 323-340. Web.

Engel, William E. Mapping Mortality: The Persistence of Memory and Melancholy in Early Modern England. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1995. Print.

Faraone, Christopher A., and Dirk Obbink, eds. Magika Hiera: Ancient Greek Magic and Religion. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print.

Fischer, John Martin. “Epicureanism about Death and Mortality.” The Journal of Ethics 10 (2006): 355-381. Web.

Forster, Kurt W. “Monument/Memory and the Mortality of Architecture.” Oppositions 25  (1982): 2-19. Print.

Friese, Wiebke. “Facing the Dead: Landscape and Ritual of Ancient Greek Death Oracles.” Time and Mind: Archaeology, Consciousness and Culture 3.1 (March 2010): 29-40. Web.

Gardiner, Eileen. Medieval Visions of Heaven and Hell: A Sourcebook. New York, 1993. Print.

—. Visions of Heaven and Hell Before Dante. New York, 2008. Print.

Garland, Robert. The Greek Way of Death. Ithaca and New York: Cornell University Press, 1985. Print.

Garner, Richard. “Death and Victory in Euripides’ ‘Alcestis’.” Classical Antiquity 7.1 (1988): 58–71. Web.

Garrison, Elise. “Attitudes Toward Suicide in Ancient Greece.” Transactions of the American Philological Association 121 (1991): 1-34.

George, A.R., ed. The Babylonian Gilgamesh Epic, Introduction, Critical Edition and Cuneiform Texts. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. Print.

Gilleard, Chris. “Old Age in Ancient Greece: Narratives of desire, narratives of disgust.” Journal of Aging Studies 21 (2007): 81-92. Web.

Goldie, Peter. The Mess Inside, Narrative, Emotion, and the Mind. Oxford: Oxford Universtiy Press, 2012. Print.

Graf, Fritz, and Sarah Iles Johnston. Ritual Texts for the Afterlife: Orpheus and the Bacchic Gold Tablets. London: Routledge, 2007. Print.

Greene, Ellen, and Marilyn B. Skinner, eds. The New Sappho on Old Age: Textual and Philosophical Issues. Vol. 38. Washington, D.C.: Center for Hellenic Studies, 2009. Print.

Gregory, Justina. “Euripides’ Alcestis.” Hermes 107.3 (1979): 259–270. Web.

Griffiths, E. M. “Euripides’ ‘Herakles’ and the Pursuit of Immortality.” Mnemosyne 55.6 (2002): 641–656. Web.

Hackforth, R. “Immortality in Plato’s Symposium.” CR 64  (1950): 43-45. Print.

Hägglund, Martin. Dying for Time: Proust, Woolf, Nabokov. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2012. Print.

Hardie, Alex. “Sappho, the Muses, and Life after Death.” Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 154  (2005): 13-32. Print.

Hartog, Francois. “Herodotus and the Historiographical Operation.” Diacritics 22  (1992): 83-93. Print.

—. “The Invention of History: The Pre-History of a Concept from Homer to Herodotus.” History and Theory 39 (2000): 384-95. Print.

Herrero de Jáuregui, Miguel. “Priam’s Catabasis: Traces of the Epic Journey to Hades in Iliad 24.” Transactions of the American Philological Association 141.1 (Spring 2011) 37-68. Web.

Himmelfarb, Martha. Tours of Hell: An Apocalyptic Form in Jewish and Christian Literature. Philadelphia, 1983. Print.

Hoffmann, Herbert. Sotades: Symbols of Immortality on Greek Vases. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997. Print.

Holmes, Brooke, and W.H. Shearin, eds. Dynamic Reading: Studies in the Reception of Epicureanism. Oxford University Press, 2012. Print.

Honig, Bonnie. “Antigone’s Laments, Creon’s Grief: Mourning, Membership, and the Politics of Exception.” Political Theory 37.1 (Feb. 2009): 5-43.

Humphries, S.C., and H. King, eds. Mortality and Immortality. The Archaeology and Anthropology of Death. New York and London, 1981. Print.

Johnston, Sarah Iles. Ancient Greek Divination. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell, 2008. Print.

—. Restless Dead: Encounters between the Living and the Dead in Ancient Greece. University of California Press, 1999. Print.

Kouremenos, Theokritos, George M. Parassoglou, and K. Tsantsanoglou, eds. The Derveni Papyrus. Vol. 13. Firenze: L.S. Olschki, 2006. Print.

Kubler-Ross, Elisabeth. On Death and Dying. 1969. New York: Touchstone, 1997. Print.

Laks, Andre and Glenn W. Most, eds. Studies on the Derveni Papyrus. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print.

Lesher, James, Debra Nails, and Frisbee Sheffield, eds. Plato’s Symposium. Issues in Interpretation and Reception. Vol. 22. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press (on behalf of the Center for Hellenic Studies), 2006. Print.

Luce, Jean-Marc. “Les modes funéraires et la parole dans la Grèce de l’âge du fer ancien.” Dialogues d’histoire ancienne supplément 10 (2014): 37-51. Web.

Lyons, Deborah. Gender and Immortality, Heroines in Ancient Greek Myth and Cult. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1997. Print.

McClure, Laura. “Maternal Authority and Heroic Disgrace in Aeschylus’s ‘Persae’.” Transactions of the American Philological Association (1974-) 136.1 (2006): 71–97. Web.

Mills, S. P. “The Death of Ajax.” The Classical Journal 76.2 (1980): 129–135. Web.

Montserrat, Dominic, ed. Changing Bodies, Changing Meanings: Studies on the Human Body in Antiquity. London and New York: Routledge, 1998. Print.

Morris, Ian. Burial and Ancient Society, the Rise of the Greek City State. New Studies in Archaeology. Eds. Colin Renfrew and Jeremy Sabloff. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987. Print.

—. “Attitudes toward Death in Archaic Greece.” Classical Antiquity 8  (1989): 296-320. Print.

—. Death-Ritual and Social Structure in Classical Antiquity. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992. Print.

Murnaghan, Sheila. “Maternity and Mortality in Homeric Poetry.” CA 11, no.2  (1992): 242-64. Print.

Naginski, Erika. “Riegl, Archaeology, and the Periodization of Culture.” RES: Anthropology and Aesthetics 40  (2001): 135-52. Print.

Nagy, G., The Best of the Achaeans: Concepts of the Hero in Archaic Greek Poetry. Baltimore & London, 1979. Print. [Available online.]

Nagy, G. “Signs of hero cult in Homeric poetry.” Homeric contexts, Neoanalysis and the interpretation of oral poetry. Eds. F. Montanari, A. Rengakos and C. Tsagalis. Berlin & Boston, 2012: 27-72.

Neils, Jenifer. “Reflections of Immortality: The Myth of Jason on Etruscan Mirrors.” Murlo and the Etruscans. Eds. Puma, R.D. de and J.P. Small. Madison, WI, 1994. 1980-195. Print.

Nichols, Shaun. “Imagination and Immortality: Thinking of Me.” Synthese.

Nickel, Roberto. “Euphorbus and the Death of Achilles.” Phoenix 56.3/4 (2002): 215–233. Web.

Nikolopoulou, Kalliopi. “Feet, Fate, and Finitude: On Standing and Inertia in the ‘Iliad’.” College Literature 34.2 (2007): 174–193. Web.

Ogden, Daniel. Greek and Roman Necromancy. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2001. Print.

—. Magic, Witchcraft, and Ghosts in the Greek and Roman Worlds: A Sourcebook. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print.

Petropoulos, J.C.B. Kleos in a minor key: The Homeric education of a little prince. Washington, D.C. & Cambridge, MA, 2011.

Power, C., and J.E. Rasko. “Whither Prometheus’ Liver? Greek Myth and the Science of Regeneration.” Annals of Internal Medicine (2008): 421-26. Print.

Riegl, Alois. “The Modern Cult of Monuments: Its Character and Its Origin.” Oppositions 25  (1982): 21-51. Print.

Rohde, Erwin. Psyche: The Cult of Souls and the Belief in Immortality among the Greeks. Trans. W.B. Hillis. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1950. First published in German in 1890. Print.

Sanders, Kirk, and J. Fish, eds. Epicurus and the Epicurean Tradition. Cambridge University Press, 2011. Print.

Scarry, Elaine. The Body in Pain, the Making and Unmaking of the World. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1985. Print.

Scheffler, Samuel. Death and the Afterlife. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. Print.

Segal, Charles. “Euripides’ ‘Alcestis’: Female Death and Male Tears.” Classical Antiquity 11.1 (1992): 142–158. Web.

Sherlow, Scott Cutler. Deconstructing Dignity: A Critique of the Right-to-Die Debate. University of Chicago Press, 2014. Print.

Shilo, Amit. “From Oblivion to Judgment, Afterlives, Politics, and Unbeliefs in Greek Tragedy and Plato.” ThéoRèmes 5  (2013): 2-28. Print.

Slater, Niall. W. Euripides: Alcestis. Companions to Greek and Roman Tragedy. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2013.

Sourvinou-Inwood, C. “To Die and Enter the House of Hades: Homer, before and After.” Mirrors of Mortality. 1982. 15-39. Print.

—. “Reading” Greek Death. Oxford, 1995. Print.

Strodach, George K., ed. Epicurus, The Art of Happiness. Penguin Classics, 2012. Print.

Taylor, James Stacey, ed. The Metaphysics and Ethics of Death. Oxford University Press, 2013. Print.

Toohey, Peter. “An [‘Hesiodic’] Danse Macabre: The Shield of Heracles.” Illinois Classical Studies 13.1 (1988): 19–35. Web.

Tzifopoulos, Yannis. Paradise Earned: The Bacchic-Orphic Gold Lamellae of Crete. Center for Hellenic Studies, 2010. Print.

Vermeule, Emily. Aspects of Death in Early Greek Art and Poetry. Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press, 1979. Print.

Vernant, Jean-Pierre. Mortals and Immortals. Ed. Froma Zeitlin. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1991. Print.

Vernant, Jean-Pierre, and Anne Doueihi. “Feminine Figures of Death in Greece.” Diacritics 16.2 (1986): 54–64. Web.

Warren, James. Facing Death, Epicurus and His Critics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. Print.

—. “Democritus, the Epicureans, Death, and Dying.” The Classical Quarterly 52.1 (2002): 193–206. Web.

Whaley, Joachim, ed. Mirrors of Mortality, Studies in the Social History of Death. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 1982. Print.

Woodard, Roger D., ed. The Cambridge Companion to Greek Mythology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Print.