Seminar sessions are held in House A. AM seminars begin at 9:00 a.m., PM sessions begin at 2:00 p.m., and bonus sessions (“Scripting the HMT”) begin at 5:00.
Background reading (before the seminar begins):
- Bakker, E. “The Language of Homer.” (Forthcoming article from the Cambridge Homer Encyclopedia, sent by email)
- Dué, C., ed. Recapturing a Homeric Legacy: Images and Insights from the Venetus A Manuscript of the Iliad. Center for Hellenic Studies, 2009: http://www.homermultitext.org/Pubs/Due_Recapturing_a_Homeric_Legacy.pdf
Wed., July 5
Arrival and opening reception.
Thurs., July 6
AM session: Citation and paleographic annotation.
Team project: Paleographic annotation of Iliad text.
PM session: The Homer Multitext as an Extension of the Fieldwork of Milman Parry and Albert Lord
- Dué, C. and M. Ebbott, “The Homer Multitext and the System of Homeric Epic.” Classics@ 14: http://chs.harvard.edu/CHS/article/display/6524
- From the Cambridge Homer Encyclopedia (sent by email):
- Dué, C. and G. Nagy, “Albert Bates Lord.”
- Dué, C. and G. Nagy, “Milman Parry.”
- Ebbott, M. “Homeric Epic in Performance.”
Bonus session, “Scripting the HMT”: Digital URNs
Fri., July 7
AM session: the HMT project editorial model, and XML editing
Team project: Edit Iliad text
PM session: The Venetus A as a Multitextual Artifact.
Reading assignment in advance of session:
- Dué, C. “Epea Pteroenta: How We Came to Have Our Iliad.” In C. Dué, ed., Recapturing a Homeric Legacy: Images and Insights from the Venetus A Manuscript of the Iliad. Center for Hellenic Studies, 2009.
- Nagy, G. “From Song to Text.” (Forthcoming article from the Cambridge Homer Encyclopedia, sent by email)
Bonus session, “Scripting the HMT”: Scala collections
Sat., July 8
AM session: Applying XML to scholia and Chinese boxing of the editor’s guide
PM: Introduction to reading scholia
Team project: Begin paleography, indexing and editing cycle: scholia. Pick out a problem to bring to Monday’s AM seminar.
Bonus session, “Scripting the HMT”: Some magic libraries