Location: 2404 Boylan Hall
John Van Sickle conducted a series of studies to research on pastoral tradition, in which nature plays always a metaphoric role, hence to his focus on horticulture and on the wider range and function of metaphor, understood as a basic cognitive process -- often operative in both technical and everyday language, nowhere more than in how we talk of plants and how plants enliven and enrich our talk about much else.
|Aeschylus [524-456, Athens], Prometheus Bound: tragedy
[in Greek Tragedies Book I, ed's Griffiths, Most, Lattimore: Chicago
|Aristophanes [ca 445-380s, Athens], Lysistrata: comedy, staged in 411 BCE
[Tr. J. Henderson (FOCUS Classical Press)] ISBN-13: 978-0941051026
|Herodotus [ca 484-ca 429, Halicarnassus, Asia], Histories (Persian Wars, 490, 480 BCE)
[ tr., Marincola (Penguin 1996]. ISBN-13: 978-0140449082
|Homer, Iliad & Odyssey. Translated by Richmond Lattimore,
introduction by Richard Martin.
Epics for all [ca 750 BCE]; recited yearly at Athens [ca 550-ca 320]; edited in library at Alexandria [ca 300-100]
Iliad ISBN-13: 978-0226470498 / Odyssey ISBN-13: 978-0061244186
|Petronius [fl(ourished) ca 60 CE, Rome], Satyricon: [tr. Sarah Ruden (Hackett:)]
|Plato [428-348 BCE, Athens], Apology (trial, 399 BCE: written ca 390 BCE ???),
in Trial & Death of Socrates (Hackett) ISBN-13: 978-0872205543
|Plato [428-348 BCE, Athens], Republic (conversation imagined ca. 440 BCE; written ca 378 BCE???)
Christopher Rowe (Editor, Translator, Introduction) ISBN-13: 9780141442433
|Sophocles [ca 495-406 Athens], Antigone: tragedy staged in 442/1 BCE.
In Greek Tragedies Book 1 [ed's Griffith, Lattimore, Most]
|Thucydides, History of the Peloponnesian War, Penguin (Rex Warner, translator)|
|Virgil [70-19 BCE, Rome], Aeneid: epic, recited & read. [translation by Howard Felperin
ISBN 13 (eBook): 9781491880364].