Donald Lateiner

Department, Emeritus

216 Sturges Hall

Ohio Wesleyan

Delaware OH 43015


Short Bibliography on Thucydides
Created by Lowell Edmunds
Edited by Donald Lateiner but now dormant

Selected Recent Published Research By Topic:

Nonverbal Behaviors

  • "Just like us? Hand and face in ancient and modern Naples," a review essay about Andrea de Jorio, Gesture in Naples and gesture in classical antiquity , a translation of La mimica degli antichi investigata nel gestire napoletano. International Journal of the Classical Tradition 8 (2001/2002) 234-44.
  • "When Romans climbed socially... ," a review essay about Brian Krostenko, Cicero, Catullus and the Language of Social Performance, Semiotica 144 (2003) 359-75.
  • "Continuity between Ancient Roman and Medieval British Gestures," a review essay about C.H. Dodwell, Anglo-Saxon Gestures and the Roman Stage, IJCT 10.3-4 (2004) 454-64.
  • "Turn your thumb," a review essay about A. Corbeill, Nature Embodied. Gesture in Ancient Rome. IJCT 12.1 (2005) 103-8.
  • "Obscenity in Herodotos," in Ancient Obsenity, edd. D. Dutsch & A. Suter. Ann Arbor, 2015. 91-124.
  • "Tears in Heliodoros' Aithiopika," in

    Πολυφόρβῃ Γαίῃ. Mélanges de littérature et linguistique offerts à Françoise Létoublon, ed. F. Dell'Oro et Odile Lagacherie (GAIA 18), Grenoble, ELLUG (Dec. 2015) 565-78.

Greek Historiography

  • "The Style of Herodotus, 7.229," CW 95.4 (2002) 363-71.
  • <<ο άνθρωπος που δεν αναμειγνὺεται στην πολιτικη>>, ενας τοπος στον Λυσία, in D. Spatharas and L. Tzallela, edd ΠΕΙΘΩ (Athens 2003) 384-402. {51}
  • "The Pitiers and the Pitied in Herodotus and Thucydides," in R. Sternberg, ed. Pity and Power in Ancient Athens (Cambridge 2005) 67-97.
  • "Signifying Names and Other Ominous Accidental Utterances in Classical Historiography,"GRBS45 (2005) 35-57.
  • "Comments on Commentaries," a review essay about L. Scott, Historical Commentary on Herodotus Book 6, Exemplaria Classica 10 (2006) 292-316.
  • "Contest (AGON) in Thucydides" in J. Marincola, The Blackwell's Companion to Greek and Roman Historiography (Oxford 2007) 336-41 {61}
  • "Herodotos the Pathographer: Persian and Hellenic Displays of Grief," Scripta Classica Israelica 31 (2012) 133-50.
  • "Insults and Humiliation in Fifth-Century Historiography and Comedy," Histos. Suppl. Vol. 4 (2016). Forthcoming on WWW.

Ancient Novels

  • "Abduction Marriage in Heliodorus' Aethiopica" GRBS 38.4 (1997/2000) 409-39.
  • "Marriage and the Return of Spouses in Apuleius' Metamorphoses," CJ 95 (2000) 313-32.
  • "Humiliation and Immobility in Apuleius' Metamorphoses" TAPA 131 (2001) 217-55
  • "Tlepolemus the Spectral Spouse," in M. Zimmerman, S. Panayotakis, W. Keulen, edd. The Ancient Novel and Beyond, ICAN III papers (Brill: Leiden, 2003) 219-38.
  • "Gendered Spaces in the Aithiopika and Apollonius King of Tyre," in Narrating Desire: Eros, Sex, and Gender in the Ancient Novel. [ICAN IV Collected Papers], edd. Marilia Futre Pinheiro, M. Skinner, and F. Zeitlin (2012) 49-76.
  • "Gendered and Gendering Insults in the Latin Novels," Eugesta 3 (2013) 303-51.

Ancient Epic Poetry

  • "Homeric Insults: Dis-Honor in Homeric Discourse," 35th Annual Gail A. Burnett Lecture, California State University, San Diego; separatim July 2004
  • "The Iliad. An Unpredictable Classic," in R. Fowler, ed. The Cambridge Companion to Homer (Cambridge 2004) chapter 2 on plot of Iliad (11-30)
  • "Proxemic and Chronemic in Homeric Epic: Time and Space in Heroic Social Interaction," CW 98.4 (2005) 413-21.
  • "Telemakhos' One Sneeze and Penelope's Two Laughs," in R. Rabel, ed. Approaches to Homer. Ancient and Modern. (Classical Press of Wales 2005) 91-104.
  • Articles (14) for Wiley-Blackwell's Homer Encyclopedia (2010), ed. Margalit Finkelberg, s.v.: Bathing, Body Language, Feasting, Ivory, Laughter, Oaths, Youth, Old Age, Olives, Omens, Prayer, Trees, Utensils, Weeping.
  • "Poetic Doubling Effects in Ovid's 'Ceyx and Alcyone, Met. xi,'" in Domina Illustris: Essays in Honor of Judith Peller Hallett, ed. D. Lateiner, B. Gold, and J. Perkins (2013). 53-73.
  • Articles (6) for Wiley-Blackwell's Virgil Encyclopedia (2013), ed. R. Thomas and J. Ziolkowski, s.v.: Blush, Kiss, Laughter, Smell, Taste, Touch
  • "Homer's Social-Psychological Spaces and Places," in Geography, Topography, Landscape, edd. M. Skempis and I. Ziogas, De Gruyter (2013). 63-94.

dionysus and maenads

Dionysus and maenads

Perseus and Medusa

Perseus and Medusa