Forthcoming: GRBS Vol 58 No 1 (Spring 2018)

Tim Wright, “Telemachus’ Recognition of Odysseus”

The Telemachy lays the groundwork for Telemachus’ recognition of Odysseus by informing him of Odysseus’ special relationship with Athena and of his capacity for disguise. 

Georgios A. Xenis, “An Emendation in Philochorus FGrHist 328 F 194”

A passage of Philochorus on the early history of sacrificial practice has a textual flaw that can be cured by a simple emendation.

Ergün Laflı and Hadrien Bru, “Hair Dedication in Caria: An Inscribed Blade from Stratonikeia”

A bronze knife blade, each side inscribed with a personal name, was probably used in the attested hair-cutting ceremony of young Carians.

Christopher P. Jones, “A Letter of Antoninus Pius and an Antonine Rescript concerning Christians”

A new letter to Ephesus of ca. 161 describing earthquakes in the region adds credibility to the original source of a rescript with similar elements redacted in Eusebius HE 4.13.

Lijuan Lin, “Galen on to kalon and to agathon in De moribus

The Arabic epitome of the lost tract shows that Galen recognized the non-rational elements in human character and based his analysis on Plato’s theory of the tripartite soul.

Carlo Scardino, “Editing the Geoponica: The Arabic Evidence and its Importance”

Case studies show that the Arabic translation of Anatolius’ Collection of Agricultural Practices, lost in Greek, offers decisive evidence for constituting the text of the tenth-century Greek Geoponica.