Author Archives: Armand D'Angour

About Armand D'Angour

Fellow and Tutor in Classics, Jesus College Oxford.

Reviews of Socrates in Love

Mostly printed in full; some redacted for reasons of space of preference (with links to online originals). 1. Australian Book Review (Julia Kindt) 2. The Telegraph (Nikhil Krishnan) 3. The Times (Patrick Kidd) 4. Wall Street Journal (Jamie James) 5. … Continue reading

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Brekekekex Koax Koax

The Frogs Chorus in Aristophanes Frogs: competing with Dionysus Dionysus is rowing across the lake of the Underworld to a steady rhythm when he is interrupted by the frog chorus, singing to the accompaniment of the aulos (a double pipe, … Continue reading

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Kaineus Rising

                Kaineus Rising: A Trans Generational Myth Kaineus always knew he was meant to be a girl. Growing up amid the hills and vales of Thessaly in what is now northern Greece, he … Continue reading

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The Uselessness of Money

Paper delivered at the New Imago Forum Conference on ‘Money’, September 2015 The uselessness of money and the perversity of unlimit             A fable of Aesop tells of a man who hid his gold at the foot of a tree in … Continue reading

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In memoriam Martin West

The unexpected death (at the age of 77) on 13 July 2015 of Martin West, the greatest classicist of his generation,  has left a hole in the world of scholarship and philology. It also leaves me with a sense of profound … Continue reading

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