Donald Lateiner
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Humanities-Classics
Department

216 Sturges Hall

Ohio Wesleyan
University

Delaware OH 43015

USA

Professor Lateiner joined Ohio Wesleyan's faculty in 1979 and is the John R. Wright Professor of Humanities-Classics. He earned his B.A. from the University of Chicago, his M.A. from Cornell, and his Ph.D. in Classics from Stanford.

RESEARCH
Dr. Lateiner’s primary subjects of research are:
Nonverbal Behaviors Ancient Novels
Greek Historiography Greek and Roman Epic Poetry

TEACHING
Besides Greek and Latin language and literature, he also teaches courses on:
Archaeology Love and sexuality
Ancient novels Greek literature and thought
Epic and anti-epic
Comparative Folklore (Mediterranean, Near Eastern, African-American and Native American)

BOOKS
Dr. Lateiner has written two books:
The Historical Method of Herodotus
Sardonic Smile: Nonverbal Behavior in Homeric Epic

He has introduced and edited three books:
The Barnes & Noble edition of The Histories of Herodotus
The Barnes & Noble edition of Thucydides’ Peloponnesian War
Lionel Pearson: Selected Papers
Herakles wrestles river god Akheloos

Herakles wrestles river god
Akheloos