Andrew Faulkner

Associate Professor | Director of the Waterloo Institute for Hellenistic Studies

 HeidelbergWorkshop

Education

DPhil, University of Oxford (Merton College)
MA, University of St. Andrews

Areas of Interest

  • Archaic Greek Poetry
  • Hellenistic and Imperial Poetry
  • Byzantine Poetry
  • Hymnography
  • Textual Criticism

My research focuses on Greek and Latin literature, principally poetry, from the archaic period to Late Antiquity. My current major research project is an edition and study of the Metaphrasis Psalmorum, a Late Antique paraphrase of the Septuagint Psalms in Greek hexameter verse, for publication in the Oxford Studies in Early Christianity series.

Selected Publications

Books

 Introduction, Text, and CommentaryThe Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite: Introduction, Text, and Commentary, Oxford University Press, Classical Monograph Series, 2008.

Please see the Oxford University Press site for more information about this book.



 

 Interpretative Essays

The Homeric Hymns: Interpretative Essays, edited by Andrew Faulkner, Oxford University Press, 2011.

Please see the Oxford University Press site for more information about this book.

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The Reception of the Homeric Hymns, edited by Andrew Faulkner, Athanassios Vergados, and Andreas Schwab, Oxford University Press, 2016.

Please see the Oxford University Press site for more information about this book.
 

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Hymnic Narrative and the Narratology of Greek Hymns, edited by Andrew Faulkner and Owen Hodkinson, Brill 2015.

Please see the Brill site for more information.

Articles

'The Female Voice of Justice in Aratus’ Phaenomena’, Greece and Rome 61 (2015): 75–86.

‘The Silence of Zeus: Speech in the Homeric Hymns’, in Hymnic Narrative and the Narratology of Greek Hymns 2015.

‘Faith and Fidelity in Biblical Epic The Metaphrasis Psalmorum, Nonnus, and the Theory of Translation’, 2014 in Nonnus of Panopolis in Context: Poetry and Cultural Milieu in Late Antiquity, edited by K. Spanoudakis (De Gruyter), 195–210.

‘Philo Senior and the Waters of Jerusalem’, 2014 in Hellenistic Studies at a Crossroads: Exploring Texts, Contexts and Metatexts, eds. R. Hunter, A. Rengakos, E. Sistakou (De Gruyter), 235–56.

‘Et in Arcadia Diana: an Encounter with Pan in Callimachus’ Hymn to Artemis’, Classical Philology 108 (2013), 223–34.

‘The Performance of the Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite’, ‘Les hymnes de la Grèce antique: entre littérature et histoire’, 171-6, Maison de l’Orient Lyon, 2013.

‘Fast, Famine, and Feast: the Motif of Food in Callimachus’ Sixth Hymn to Demeter’, Harvard Studies in Classical Philology 106 (2012), 75–95.

‘The Collection of Homeric Hymns: from the seventh to the third centuries BC’, in A. Faulkner (ed.), The Homeric Hymns: Interpretative Essays, Oxford University Press, 2011, 175–205.

‘Callimachus’ Epigram 46 and Plato: the Literary Persona of the Doctor’, CQ 61 (2011): 178–85.

‘The Homeric Hymn to Dionysus: P.Oxy.670, in Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 172 (2010): 1–2.

‘St. Gregory of Nazianzus and the Classical Tradition: the Poemata Arcana qua Hymns’, Philologus 154 (2010): 78–87.

‘Callimachus and his Allusive Virgins: Delos, Hestia, and the Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite’, Harvard Studies in Classical Philology 105 (2010): 53–63.

‘The Legacy of Aphrodite: Anchises’ Offspring in the Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite’, in American Journal of Philology 129.1 (2008), 1–18.

‘Aphrodite’s Aorists: Attributive Sections in the Homeric Hymns’, Glotta 81 (2006), 60–79.

Affiliation: 
University of Waterloo

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