Homer in Late Antiquity

Being fascinated with the evolution of Greek identity, Homeric reception, and the relationship between the two, I’ve been eager to learn more about Aelia Eudocia (401-460), poet, saint, empress. Her story, as I have learned it, intrigues: Born into a pagan Greek family in Athens, she was named Athenais after her city’s patron goddess. HerContinue reading “Homer in Late Antiquity”