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Publications
of
Michael Hendry

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Papers, Lectures, Reviews, and Electronic Texts

These are arranged by topic for clarity. The actual year of publication is in the left column, nominal in the full reference after the title. A horizontal line in the date column indicates that a paper has no specific publication date, since is in revision, under review, or not yet submitted.


I. Greek Literature

Homer:
1995 Papers: 1. “Pythagoras’ Previous Parents: Why Euphorbos?”, Mnemosyne 48 : 210-211;.  PDF 
1997      2. “A Coarse Pun in Homer? (Il. 15.467, 16.120)”, Mnemosyne 50 : 477-479.
——   3. “Making Change for a Tripod (Iliad 23.736-37)”, in preparation.

Tragedy:
1994 Paper: 1. “Aeschylus, Eumenides 659”, Museum Criticum 25-28 : 65-66.  PDF 
My conjecture (tropheùs for trophòs) is printed in the text of Sommerstein’s new Loeb Aeschylus.
1995 Lectures: 2. “Post-Promethean Thugs: The Human Condition in the Prometheus Bound”, APA (San Diego), December 1995.
1997   3a. Prometheus Pandorus: Towards a New Interpretation of the Prometheus Bound”, Cambridge University Literary Seminar, May 7, 1997, Wadham College, Oxford, May 8, 1997, University of Illinois (Champaign-Urbana), March 3, 2000, University College, London, May 12, 2000, University of Cincinnati, May 23, 2000; incorporates most of §2.
    3b. “Prometheus Bound and Unbound” (version of §3a for an undergraduate audience), St. John’s College, Annapolis, June 11, 1997.
1998 Papers: 4. “Aeschylus, Eumenides 188”, Hermes 126 : 380-82.  PDF 
Sommerstein accepts my objection to the traditional interpretation of these lines, but proposes a different solution.
——   5. “The Punishments of Prometheus: From Apotympanismós to the Bárathron”, in revision for Journal of Hellenic Studies — written version of part of §3a.

The Greek Anthology:
1991 Papers: 1. “A Hermetic Pun in Marcus Argentarius XII G-P (A.P. 5.127)”, Hermes 119 : 497.
1992   2. Frigidus Lusus: Marcus Argentarius XXXIV G-P (A.P. 11.320)”, Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies 32 : 197-201.
1997   3. “An Abysmal Pun: Marcus Argentarius VI G-P (A.P. 5.104)”, Mnemosyne 50 : 325-28.
——   4. “An Epicurean Epigram: Philodemus 29 Sider (= 20 G.P. = A.P. 9.412)”, in preparation.
  E-Text: 5. Marcus Argentarius: Epigrams, with translation and commentary, in preparation.

Miscellaneous:
1996 Papers: 1. “The Meter of Bacchylides 2 and 6”, Liverpool Classical Monthly 19 : 110-14.
1997   2. “Herodotus 1.45.3”, Museum Criticum 30 : 167-69.  PDF 

II. Latin Literature

Republican Literature:
1995 Papers: 1. “Plautus, Miles Gloriosus 1422”, Museum Criticum 29 : 237-38.
    2. “Caelius, Fr. 17 O.R.F.4”, Museum Criticum 29 : 239-40.  PDF 
1996   3. “A Martial Acronym in Ennius?”, Liverpool Classical Monthly 19 : 108-9.  HTML 
2000 Lecture: 4. “Lucretius’ Dedication: Why Memmius?”, Leeds International Latin Seminar, May 5, 2000.
—— Paper: 5. “Good Salting for a Pimp’s Guts (Plautus, Curculio 242)”, in preparation.

Vergil:
1998 Papers: 1. With Diane R. Filkorn: “When Goats Look Askance: An Animal Husbandry Joke in Vergil (Ecl. 3.8 9)”, Liverpool Classical Monthly 20.3-4 (March-April 1995) 51-52.
Despite the nominal date, the paper appeared in October 1998, and my coauthor’s name was wrongly omitted.
2000   2. Epidaurus, Epirus, . . . Epidamnus? Vergil, Georgics, 3.44”, Harvard Studies in Classical Philology 99 (1999), 295-300.
2001   3. “Two Notes on Vergil, Aeneid X”, Museum Criticum 32-35 : 145-149.  PDF 

Horace:
1989 Lecture: 1. “Problems in the Cleopatra Ode”, APA (Boston), December 1989; revised and published as §2 below.
1992 Papers: 2. “Three Problems in the Cleopatra Ode”, Classical Journal 88 : 137-46.  HTML 
    3. “More on Puns in the Cleopatra Ode”, Mnemosyne 45 (1992) 529-31.
1994   4. “Seneca, St. Paul, Synesius, and the Text of the Europa Ode”.  PDF 
1996 Lecture: 5. “The Marriage of Greece and Rome in Horace, Epistles 2.1 and Epodes 8 and 12”, APA (New York), December 1996.  HTML 

Propertius:
1988 Lecture: 1. “The Unity of Propertius 2.6 and 2.7”, CAMWS (New Orleans), April 1988; folded into Chapter II of dissertation (§2).
1990 Dissertation: 2. Problems of Unity and Design in Propertius Book II, University of Virginia, 1990, directed by John F. Miller. Oral versions of three chapters have been presented as lectures: §1 previewed Chapter II, while §6 and §8 summarized Chapters V and I, respectively.
Two or three conjectures (2.3.5 quaerebar uel quaerebas, 2.29.28 qua) are printed in the apparatus of S. J. Heyworth's Oxford Classical Text of Propertius.
1994 Lecture: 3. “Three Propertian Puns”, CAMWS Southern Section (Chapel Hill), October 1994; now published as §9.
1996 Papers: 4. “‘Nevermore’: A Conjecture on Propertius 2.23.24”, Mnemosyne 49 : 440-43.  PDF 
    5. “Guzzling Poison and Draining the Sea: A Conjecture on Propertius 2.24b.27”, Phoenix 50 : 67-69.  PDF 
This conjecture (libet taetra uenena) is printed in the text of Heyworth's Propertius.
  Lecture: 6. “Propertius 2.1-2 as Declaration of Poetic Suicide”, Leeds Latin Seminar, May 2, 1997; from Chapter V of dissertation (§2).
1997 Paper: 7. “Propertius 1.13.29-32”, Museum Criticum 30 : 239-45.
Joan Booth built parts of her argument on this when writing “Amazing Grace: Reading between the Lines in Propertius 1.13.29-32”, CQ 56.2 (2006) 528537.
1995 Lecture: 8. “A Poem or Two of Propertius” (on 2.29), U.N.C. Asheville, February 1995; from Chapter I of dissertation (§2).
1998 Paper: 9. “Three Propertian Puns”, Classical Quarterly 47 : 599-603. Previewed in §3.  PDF 
  Lecture: 10. “Inadvisable Mutilations: The Unity of Propertius 2.22”, APA (Chicago), December 1997.  HTML 
2000— E-Text: 11. Sexti Propertii Elegiae Selectae: Latin text of select elegies, with brief but original apparatus criticus, in preparation. Sample poems from Book 2 are already uploaded.
—— Paper: 12. “Mixed Metaphors: The End of Propertius 2.14”, in revision for Classical Philology.

Ovid:
1992 Papers: 1. “Two Conjectures in Ovid’s Metamorphoses”, Classical Quarterly 42 : 552-55.
1993   2. “Three Conjectures in Ovid’s Tristia”, Liverpool Classical Monthly 18 : 5-7, 99.
1995   3. “Ovid, Fasti 4.421”, Museum Criticum 29 : 251-53.  PDF 
1996   4. “Rouge and Crocodile Dung: Notes on Ovid, Ars 3.199f. and 269f.”, Classical Quarterly 45 : 583-88.  PDF 
The conjecture on 270 (Phariae . . . pristis) is printed in the text of R. K. Gibson’s Cambridge edition of Ars Amatoria III. He also accepts my argument to dagger corpora in 269.
    5. “On Not Looking at a Gorgon: Ovid, Met. 5.217”, Mnemosyne 49 : 188-191.  PDF 
    6. “Improving the Alliteration: Ovid, Met. 6.376”, Mnemosyne 49 : 443-45.  PDF 
1997   7. “Ovid, Met. 13.481”, Museum Criticum 30 : 247-48.  PDF 
    8. “Ovid, Ex Ponto 3.8.6”, Museum Criticum 30 : 249-52.  PDF 
——   9. “Three Notes on Ars Amatoria I”, in preparation.
The three parts are:
   1. “Doubts Concerning the Manliness of a Centaur (14)”
   2. “Peeling Away the Layers of Meaning: The Warning to Respectable Women (31-34)”
   3. “What is Pudenda Fides? (644)”
    10. “Europa’s Hornèd Bull in Moschus, Horace, and Ovid”, in preparation.

Petronius:
1993 Papers: 1. “Eumolpus contra Calvos”, Petronian Society Newsletter 23 : 7-9.  PDF 
    2. “The Imitation of Nightingales: A Petronian Crux”, Petronian Society Newsletter 23 : 9.
1994   3. “Another Silly Pun in Petronius (Sat. 34.10)”, Petronian Society Newsletter 24 : 22-23.
    4. “Trimalchio’s Canis Catenarius: A Simple Solution?”, Petronian Society Newsletter 24 : 23-24.  PDF 
1996   5. “The Wrong End of the Stick, or Caveat Lector: A Reply to Barry Baldwin”, Petronian Society Newsletter 26 : 11-13. My reply to criticism of §4.  PDF 

Seneca
1998 Papers: 1. “Intrusive Hands: Two Conjectures in Seneca’s Medea”. Échos du Monde Classique/Classical Views 42 : 109-114.  PDF 
1999   2. “Is Nothing Gentler Than Wild Beasts? Seneca, Phaedra 558”, Classical Quarterly 48 : 577-580.  PDF 
2000   3. “A Beastly Love Triangle: Seneca, Agamemnon 737-40”, Classical Quarterly 50 : 317-320.  PDF 
One of my pair of alternative conjectures (739 Marmarici lupi) is printed in the text of Fitch’s new Loeb edition of Seneca’s tragedies.
2001   4. “Two Conjectures on Seneca’s Phaedra”, Museum Criticum 32-35 : 181-185.  PDF 
—— E-Text: 1. Corpus Annaeanae Tragoediae: Latin text of the ten plays attributed to Seneca, with brief but original apparatus criticus, in preparation.

Flavian Verse:
1994 Papers: 1. “A Pile-Driver in Statius (S. 1.1.64)”, Liverpool Classical Monthly 18 : 74-75.
——   2. “Stuffed Dates in Statius (S. 1.6.19-20)”, in preparation.
  E-Text: 3. C. Valerii Martialis Epigrammata: Latin text of the epigrams, with brief but original apparatus criticus, in preparation.  Book IV is already uploaded.

Juvenal:
1995 Papers: 1. “Juvenal 1.163: An Alternative Solution?”, Liverpool Classical Monthly 18 : 152-53.  PDF 
This conjecture (pertusus) is printed in the text of Braund’s new Loeb edition of Juvenal and Persius.
1997   2. “Interpolating an Isthmus: Juvenal 6.294-7”, Classical Quarterly 47 : 323-27.  PDF 
Though R. G. M. Nisbet is “not persuaded” (Vertis in Usum: Studies in Honor of Edward Courtney, Munich/Leipzig, 2002, 63 n 7), this conjecture (6.295-96 huc . . . et Isthmos / . . . colles, huc) is printed in the text of Braund’s Loeb.
1998   3. “Three Cruces in Juvenal”, Classical Quarterly 48 : 252-61.  PDF 
One of these conjectures (10.85 a male defensis) is printed in the apparatus of Braund’s Loeb.
    4. “Juvenalia”, Museum Criticum 30 : 253-66.
Four of these conjectures (4.79 quamuis, 6.311 nullo teste, 10.207 aliud, 10.223 larga) are printed in the text of Braund’s Loeb. Another (14.61 horrida) is singled out for praise by Nisbet (see under §2): “should be noted in everybody’s margin”.
2000   5. “Excluded Husband and Two-Legged Ass: Two Notes on Juvenal 9”, Échos du Monde Classique/Classical Views 19 : 85-90.
2000— E-Text: 6. Iuuenalis Saturae: Latin text of the sixteen satires, with brief but original apparatus criticus, in revision.

Tacitus and Suetonius:
1996 Lecture: 1. “The Structure of Tacitus’ Annales: Three Hexads or Two ‘Ogdoads’?”, CAMWS (Nashville), April 1996.  HTML 
1997 Paper: 2. “Two Notes on Suetonius”, Museum Criticum 30 : 281-83.  PDF 
1998 Lectures: 3. Oudèn pròs tòn Érôta: The Staging of Tacitus’ Dialogus de Oratoribus”, APA (Washington, D.C.), December 1998.  HTML 
2000   4. “The Structure of Tacitus’ Annales”, University of Durham, May 8, 2000; section 1 is identical to §1 above.
—— Papers: 5. “The Staging of Tacitus’ Dialogus de Oratoribus”, in preparation — written version of §3.
    6. “Tiberius on the Uselessness of Doctors: Tacitus, Annales 6.46.5 and Related Passages”, in preparation.

Claudian:
—— E-Text: 1. Claudii Claudiani Carmina Latina: surviving Latin verse, with brief but original apparatus criticus, in preparation. Just over half the corpus is already uploaded.
  Paper: 2. “How Shaggy is a Porcupine? Claudian, Hystrix (c.m. 9) 8”, in preparation.

III. Miscellaneous

Lexicography and Palaeoentomology:
—— Paper: 1. “Weevil, Wasp, and Woodlouse: Three Entomological Etymologies”, in preparation.
The three parts are:
   1. “Weevil or Windpipe? Persius’ gurgulio (4.38)”
   Though still otherwise unpublished, my conjecture (curculio) and interpretation (adult weevil, not larva or windpipe)
   are printed in the apparatus and notes of Braund’s new Loeb edition of Persius and Juvenal.

   2. “How is a Wasp Like an Undertaker? Latin uespillo
   3. “How is a Pillbug Like an Ass? Greek ónos/óniskos

Nachleben:
2010 Paper: 1. “Two Greek Syllables in Wharton’s ‘The Pelican’”, Notes and Queries 255.2 : 224-25.
—— Paper: 2. “‘Great Paean’s Son’: A Conjecture in Thomas Russell’s ‘Sonnet Supposed to be Written at Lemnos’”, in preparation.