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Timothy S. Heckenlively


Senior Lecturer

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Tel: (254) 710-6218
Email: Timothy_Heckenlively@baylor.edu
Dr. Heckenlively's personal website

Education

  • Ph.D., Classics, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2004
  • M.A., Classics, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1994
  • B.A., Classics, Hillsdale College, summma cum laude, 1992

Specialties

  • Archaic Greek Literature, Greek Epic, Epic tradition

Research Interests

Dr. Heckenlively's research focuses on the poetics of Greek epic, especially the Hesiodic corpus, together with topics in religion and comparative mythology, and Latin reception of Greek epic. In addition, he maintains an active personal interest in Late Antiquity, Patristics, and Byzantine studies.

Selected Publications

Articles

  • "Clipeus Hesiodicus: Aeneid 8 and the Shield of Heracles". (Mnemosyne, Forthcoming)
  • "Combat and Competitive Poetics in the Pseudo-Hesiodic Shield" in Contests and Rewards in the Homeric Epics: Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on the Odyssey (15-19 September 2004) (Ithaca: Center for Odyssean Studies 2007)

Papers

  • "Death, Daimones, and Achilles' proleptikon sakos, Annual Meeting of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South, Grand Rapids, MI, April 6-9, 2011
  • "ἄνω κάτω ὁδός Katabasis Motif in the Odyssey", Bi-Annual Meeting of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South, Southern Section, Richmond, VA, October 28-30, 2010
  • "Damning Hesiod in Homer's Underworld"", Annual Meeting of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South, Oklahoma City, OK, March 24-27, 2010
  • "Invisus Apollini Turnus", Annual Meeting of the Classical Association of the Midwest and South, Minneapolis, MN, April 1-4, 2009
  • "nefas Aegyptia δράκαινα: Cleopatra in Aeneid 8″-, Annual Meeting of the American Philological Association, Philadelphia, PA, January 8-11, 2009
  • "Weaving Metis in Hes. Sc. 1-56.", Annual Meeting of the Classical Association of the Midwest and South, Tucson, AZ, April 16-19, 2008
  • "Aeneas' Shield and its Hesiodic Intertext"", Annual Meeting of the American Philological Association, Chicago, IL, January 3-6, 2008
  • "Hesiod and the Eros of Death: the problem of Keyx", Annual Meeting of the Classical Association of the Midwest and South, Cincinnati, OH, April 11-14, 2007
  • "Lacus Terribilis: Hesiodic Echoes in Aeneid 8″-, Bi-Annual Meeting of the Classical Association of the Midwest and South, Southern Section, Memphis, TN, November 1-4, 2006
  • "The Forgotten Cloak: Agonistic Subtext in the Shield of Herakles", Annual Meeting of the American Philological Association, Boston, MA, January 6-9, 2005
  • "Combat and Competitive Poetics in the Pseudo-Hesiodic Shield", 10th International Symposium of the Centre for Odyssean Studies, Ithaka, Greece, September 15-19, 2004

Work in Progress

At the moment, his work focuses on Vergilian reception of Hesiodic materials (broadly construed). In his "copious" free time, he also continues to work on an intermediate commentary to St. Athanasius' Life of Anthony.


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