Papers

Please find the links to the pre-circulated conference papers here.

The live event will be held on Zoom on 21.11.20 (09.00-15.30). To sign-up for the link, please email Fiona Haarer before 16th November  secretary [at] hellenicsociety.org.uk

PANEL 1: ANCIENT RECEPTIONS (PART ONE)

Matt Thompson: “The Spartan Contribution to the Myth of Thermopylae”

Amelia Brown: “Memorials of Glorious Defeat: Ancient Monuments for the Battle of Thermopylae”

Ellen Millender: “Thermopylae as Teacher?: Didactic Spectacle and the Bolstering of Spartan Socio-Political Structures in the Aftermath of War”

Roy van Wijk: “A Lost Local Memory. Thermopylai, the Battle of Delion and the Thespian Polyandrion”

John Hyland: “Persia’s Thermopylae and the Iconography of Triumph over Greeks”

PANEL 2: ANCIENT RECEPTIONS (PART TWO)

Murray Dahm: “Thermopylae and the 300s”

François Santoni: “The memorial game of Thermopylae in the Roman war against Antiochos III”

Elisabeth Slingsby: “This is (Not Quite) Sparta: Pseudo Parallels in ps-Plutarch’s Parallela Minora”

Olivier Gengler: “Intertextual battles of Thermopylai: Memory and identity in Roman and Late Antique Greece”

PANEL 3: THERMOPYLAE AND MODERN HISTORY

Martina Gatto: “Lycurgus and Leonidas in Nazi German Ideology and Historiography”

Matthew Sears: “The Devil Can Quote Scripture: the use of Thermopylae by Anticommunists from Göring To Marshall”

Maria Kalinowska & Ewa Janion: “Thermopylae in Modern Polish Culture: The Ideal of Voluntary Sacrifice and its Contestations”

https://ewaroza.github.io/sparta/

Catherine Muñoz: “Be a good Panamanian, be like Leonidas”

PANEL 4: THERMOPYLAE AND POPULAR CULTURE

Vale Sebastián: “Mort Cinder: Space For Dialogue. The Battle of Thermopylae In Argentinean Comics”

COMING SOON

Tony Keen: “‘The whole of Greece is waiting’: The depiction of international relations in movies about Thermopylae”

Amanda Potter: “The Heroism of Women: The female experience of the battle of Thermopylae in Xena Warrior Princess episode ‘One Against an Army’ and Steven Pressfield’s novel Gates of Fire”

PANEL 5: TEACHING THERMOPYLAE

Pandeleimon Hionidis:” Between Palamas’s “Live, our glorious homeland” and Cavafy’s “Never betraying what is right”. Teaching Thermopylae in a Modern Greek Literature class”

Anneka Rene: “Teaching Leonidas at Thermopylae at Secondary Level”

Create your website at WordPress.com
Get started
%d bloggers like this: