My research focuses on Hellenistic literature and ancient literary criticism. I am particularly interested in the study of Hellenistic theories about euphony that are presented in the treatise On Poems of the Epicurean philosopher Philodemus. My project "Euphony in Theory and Practice: Sweet Sound in Composition" examines the chronological development of these Hellenistic theories about poetic aesthetics and their impact on later generations of critics, such as Dionysius of Halicarnassus and Demetrius. I am exploring ancient philosophical approaches to the role of sound and the senses, as well as views of ancient poets and musicians about the importance of poetic sound over poetic content.
- BA University of Thessaloniki
- MA University of Thessaloniki
- PhD University of Cincinnati