Jasper Griffin

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Jasper Griffin (fæddur 29. maí 1937) er breskur fornfræðingur og textafræðingur og var prófessor í grískum og latneskum bókmenntum við háskólann í Oxford from 1992 til 2004.

Griffin las fornfræði við Balliol College, Oxford (1956-1960) og var Jackson-félagi við Harvard University (1960-61). Þegar hann sneri aftur til Oxford varð hann Dyson-rannsóknarfélagi við Balliol College (1961-63), og kenndi fornfræði (1963-2004).

Jasper Griffin hefur verið kvæntur Miriam T. Griffin (fædd Dressler) í yfir fimmtíu ár, en hún er einnig markverður fornfræðingur.

Helstu verk[breyta | breyta frumkóða]

Bækur[breyta | breyta frumkóða]

  • Virgil 2. útg. (London: Bristol Classical Press, 2001).
  • The art of snobbery (London: Robinson, 1998).
  • Theocritus, the Iliad, and the East (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992).
  • Realism in Alexandrian poetry: a review article (Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 1989).
  • Homer: the Odyssey (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987).
  • Virgil (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1986).
  • Heroic and unheroic ideas in Homer (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1986).
  • The mirror of myth: classical themes & variations (London: Faber and Faber, 1986).
  • Latin poets and Roman life (London: Duckworth, 1985).
  • Snobs (Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 1982).
  • Critical appreciations VI: Homer, Iliad 1.1-52 (ásamt Martin Hammond) (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1982).
  • Gods and goddesses (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1980).
  • The Divine audience and the religion of the Iliad (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1980).
  • Homer on life and death (Oxford: Clarendon Press; New York: Oxford University Press, 1980).
  • Homer (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1980).
  • Homeric pathos and objectivity (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1976).

Greinar[breyta | breyta frumkóða]

  • „Homeric words and speakers“, Journal of Hellenic studies 106 (1986): 36-57.
  • „From killer to thinker“, The New York Review (27. júní, 1985).
  • „Augustus and the poets: "Caesar qui cogere posset"“, hjá Fergus Milar og Erich Segal (ritstj.), Caesar Augustus: seven aspects (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1984): 189-218.
  • „The creation of characters in the Aeneid“, hjá B.K. Gold (ritstj.), Literary and artistic patronage in ancient Rome (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1982): 118-134.
  • „Genre and real life in Latin poetry“, Journal of Roman studies 71 (1981): 39-49.
  • „Haec super arvorum cultu“, Classical review 31 (1981): 23-37.
  • „The fourth Georgic, Virgil, and Rome“, Greece and Rome 26 (1979): 61-80.
  • „The epic cycle and the uniqueness of Homer“, Journal of Hellenic Studies 97 (1977): 39-53.
  • „Propertius and Antony“, Journal of Roman Studies 67 (1977): 17-26.
  • „Augustan poetry and the life of luxury“, Journal of Roman Studies 66 (1976): 87-105.

Ritstjórn[breyta | breyta frumkóða]

  • Homer: Iliad, Book nine (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1995).
  • Sophocles revisited: essays presented to Sir Hugh Lloyd-Jones (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999).
  • Ásamt John Boardman og Oswyn Murray. The Oxford history of Greece and the hellenistic world (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991).
  • Ásamt John Boardman og Oswyn Murray. The Oxford history of the Roman world (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991).
  • Ásamt John Boardman og Oswyn Murray. The Oxford history of the classical world (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1986).