Dr. Karl Maurer

 

Associate Professor

 


Department of Classics
215 Carpenter Hall

Office Phone: 972-721-5289
Fax: 972-721-4088

filokalos@aol.com

 

 

 

EDUCATION.  M.A. & Ph.D. in Classical Studies, University of Pennsylvania. A.B. in Classics, Dartmouth College. Studied Literae Humaniores at Oriel College, Oxford (Reynolds Fellowship).

 

ACADEMIC POSTS. University of Dallas (1998 to present): Assistant, then Associate Professor of Classics. University of Pennsylvania (1988-1998): T.A., Instructor, Lecturer, in Classical Studies. Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata, Argentina (1985): Instructor of English: Graduate Seminar in W. H. Auden. English Institute, Mar del Plata, Argentina (1985): Seminar in Robert Frost.

 

BOOK. Interpolation in Thucydides , Leiden: E.J. Brill (Mnemosyne Supplement 150), 1995. Reviews of book (the links to Dover and Wilson require access to jstor): K.J. Dover, Journal of Hellenic Studies 117 (1997) 218-219; ● Simon Hornblower, Bryn Mawr Classical Review 7.1 (1996) 56-58 (online 95.12.11); ● Alexander Kleinlogel in Gnomon 70 (2000) 481-492; ● Pascal Payen in Revue de philologie 69 (1995) 344-346; ● Renzo Tosi, Athenaeum 85 (1997) 664-668; ● N.G. Wilson, Classical Review 111 (1997) 267-270.

 

ARTICLES. ● "Greek and Roman Lyric", in The Prospect of Lyric, edd. Bainard and Louise Cowan, Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture Press (forthcoming 2010). ● "Notiora Fallaciora. Exact Non-Allusive Echoes in Latin Verse" in Carl Deroux (ed.), Studies in Latin Literature and Roman History: Tome XI, Collection Latomus 272 (Brussells, 2003) 121-156. ● "Thucydides 7.63.3 on the Sailors 'Considered Athenian'", in Oikistes: Studies in Constitutions, Colonies, and Military Power in the Ancient World. Offered in Honor of A. J. Graham, edd. Vanessa Gorman and Eric Robinson (Leiden: E. J. Brill, 2002) 271-284. ● "Thucydides, Lorenzo Valla and Vat. lat. 1801," Latomus 58 (1999) 885-889 (on the MS tradition of Valla's Latin translation of Thucydides). ● " Gallus' Parthian Bow," Latomus 57 (Juillet-Septembre 1998) 578-588 (on Vergil and Parthia; on Vergil's self-repetitions). ● "Notes on Carlos German Belli," Plaza: Revista de Literatura 12 (Spring 1987) 39-46 (On the neoclassicism of a contemporary Peruvian poet).

 

WORK IN PROGRESS.  ● Verse translation of Vergil’s Georgics with glossary & notes. ● Index of Pindaric Images (the link below is to a partial very rough draft). ● Verse translations from Jacob Balde with notes (the link below is to a partial very rough draft). ● Edition of Lorenzo Valla's Latin translation of Thucydides .

 

 

LINKS TO HANDOUTS, TRANSLATIONS, ETC.

 

 

          GREEK GRAMMAR HANDOUT

          Chase & Phillips Handout

          Chase & Phillips Index

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          LATIN GRAMMAR HANDOUT

          Sketch of the Latin Language

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          LITTLE ATHENIAN DICTIONARY

          LITTLE ROMAN DICTIONARY

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          Pindar's Nemean & Isthmian Odes

          Pindar's Olympian & Pythian Odes

          Index of Pindar's Images of Poet, Poetry, Song

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          Constitution of Athens ('Old Oligarch')   (a grammatical commentary)

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          List of Abbreviations Used in an Apparatus

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          MSS used by Old Editors of Thucydides

          LORENZO VALLA AND THUCYDIDES

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          Mandelstam's Slate Ode

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          An Introduction to Robert Frost

          Robert Frost's Sound of Sense

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          Thomas Hobbes' VITA CARMINE EXPRESSA

          HOBBES, POPE AND HOMER

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          JACOB BALDE poems

          Jacob Balde on the Web

          Ten Old Texts about Jacob Balde