Ruth Scodel

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Ruth Scodel

Homer and Greek tragedy.

435 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1003

Office Location(s): 2144 Angell Hall
Phone: 734.936.6098
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  • About

    My research is mostly on Greek literature, especially Homer and Greek tragedy, though I have also done some work in Hellenistic poetry and a Bryn Mawr Commentary on Lysias 1, and I regularly teach a class on Ovid. My current projects include a new textbook on the Iliad and yet another Homer book, this one about social interactions in the Homeric poems ("facework").

  • Education
    • A.B. '73, Berkeley
    • Ph.D. '78, Harvard