Kyriakou Poulheria


Rank: 
Professor
Tel.: 
2310 998876
Office: 
210 n.b.
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Poulheria Kyriakou studied Classics at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (BA 1989) and Ohio State University, USA (MA 1992, PhD 1995). She taught Classics at University of Crete, Greece (1995-1998). In 1998 she was appointed associate professor of Greek at Democritus University at Komotini, Greece, where she taught until 2005. In 2005 she was appointed associate professor of Greek at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. In 2012 she was promoted to professor.

Her research interests include Greek tragedy, archaic lyric, archaic and Hellenistic epic, and Greek philosophy.

She is the author of articles and three books, Homeric Hapax Legomena in the Argonautica of Apollonius Rhodius (Franz Steiner, Stuttgart, 1995), Euripides, Iphigeneia in Tauris. With Introduction and Commentary (Berlin and New York, 2006) and The past in Aeschylus and Sophocles (Berlin/ Boston, 2011)

CURRICULUM VITAE

Poulheria Kyriakou

Professor of Greek

School of Philosophy

Faculty of Letters

Department of Classics

GR-541 24 Thessaloniki

School of Philosophy New Building, office 210

phone: +2310 99 7091

fax:     +2310 99 8876

email:   pbkyriak@lit.auth.gr

RESEARCH INTERESTS

• Greek tragedy

• archaic lyric

• archaic, Hellenistic and Latin epic

• Greek philosophy

EDUCATION

1985-1989B.A. in Classics, Department of Classics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

1990-1992 MA, Department of Classics, The Ohio State University, Columbus OH

1992-1995 PhD, Department of Classics, The Ohio State University, Columbus OH

PhD Dissertation: Aristotle’s Poetics: Its Theoretical Foundations and Its Reception in Hellenistic Literary Theory.The

Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 1995. (adviser Allan J. Silverman)

PUBLICATIONS

BOOKS

1. Homeric Hapax Legomena in the Argonautica of Apollonius Rhodius (Franz Steiner, Stuttgart, 1995).

2. Euripides, Iphigeneia in Tauris. With Introduction and Commentary (Berlin and New York, 2006).

3. The past in Aeschylus and Sophocles (Berlin/ Boston, 2011)

Reviews
J. Gregory, BMCR 2012.05.46

C.Michael Samspon, CR 63 (2013), 25-27

Response of P. Kyriakou to the review of C. Michael Sampson of P. Kyriakou, The past in Aeschylus and Sophocles


ARTICLES

1. “Aristotle’s philosophical Poetics”, Μnemosyne 46, 1993, 344-355.

2. “Ιmages of women in Pindar”, Materiali e discussioni per l’  analisi dei testi classici 32, 1994, 31-54.

3. “Empedoclean echoes in Apollonius Rhodius’ Argonautica”, Hermes 122, 1994, 309-319.

4. “Κατάβασις and the underworld in the Argonautica of Apollonius Rhodius”, Philologus 139, 1995, 256-264.

5. “Pergite Pierides: Aemulatio in Vergil’s Ecl. 6 and 10”, Quaderni Urbinati di Cultura Classica 52, 1996, 147-157.

6. “A variation of the Pindaric break-off in Nemean 4”, American Journal of Philology 117, 1996, 17-35.

7. “Αll in the family: Present and past in Euripides’ Andromache”,  Mnemosyne 50, 1997, 7-26.

8. “Aristotle’s Poetics and Stoic literary theory”,  Rheinisches Museum für Philologie 140, 1997, 257-80.

9. “Menelaus and Pelops in Euripides’ Orestes”, Mnemosyne51, 1998, 282-301.

10. “Aeneas’ dream of Hector”, Hermes 127, 1999, 317-27.

11. “The chorus in the Heracles and the Iphigeneia in Tauris of Euripides”,Ελληνικά 49, 1999, 7-27.

12. “Poet, victor, and justice in Bacchylides”, Philologus 145, 2001, 16-33.

13. “Warrior vaunts in the Iliad”, Rheinisches Museum für Philologie144, 2001, 250-76.

14. “The violence of nomos in Pindar fr. 169a”, Materiali e discussioni per l’ analisi dei testi classici 48, 2002, 195-206.

15. “Κλέος and poetry in Simonides fr. 11 W2 and Theocritus, Idyll 16”,  Rheinisches Museum für Philologie 147, 2004, 221-46.

16. “Epidoxon kydos:  Crown victory and its rewards” Classica et Mediaevalia 58, 2007, 119-58.

17. “Female kleos in Euripides and his predecessors” in: G. Avezzù (ed.), Didaskaliai II, Verona 2008, 241-92.

18. “Philoctetes”, in A. Markantonatos (ed.), Brill’s Companion to Sophocles, Leiden/Boston 2012, 149-66

19. "Poetic representation and nature in the Agathon scene of Aristophanes' Thesmophoriazusae" Classica et Mediaevalia 64, 2013, 139-59.