ElAnt v1n1 - INFORMATION - Scholia: Natal Studies in Classical Antiquity

Volume 1, Number 1
June 1993


Scholia features critical and pedagogical articles and reviews on a diverse range of subjects dealing with classical antiquity, including late antique, medieval, Renaissance and early modern studies related to the classical tradition; in addition, there is information about Classics programmes in African universities and schools, news about the University of Natal's Museum of Classical Archaeology, and the B. X. de Wet Essay. (Not all sections necessarily appear in any single volume.)

Manuscripts: Potential contributors should read the 'Notes for Contributors' located at the back of the volume and follow the suggested guidelines for the submission of manuscripts. Time before publication decision: 2-3 months.

Subscriptions (1994): Africa R15; outside Africa US$15/UK 7,50. Foreign subscribers should send payment with all bank charges paid; the preferred method of payment is an international postal money order or an international bank draft in South African Rand. Foreign subscribers who send personal cheques in any currency should add US$3,50 or UK 2,00 to cover bank charges. All back numbers are available and may be ordered from the Business Manager.

Address: Correspondence concerning manuscripts and subscriptions should be directed to Scholia , Department of Classics, University of Natal, King George V Avenue, Durban, 4001, Republic of South Africa. Telephone: (031) 816.2312; fax: (031) 816.2214; telegram: University telex 621231SA; electronic mail: Dominik@Classics.UND.AC.ZA or Hilton@Classics.UND.AC.ZA.

New Series: Scholia is indexed and abstracted in L'Annee Philologique, indexed in Gnomon and MLA International Bibliography, and listed in Ulrich's International Periodicals Directory; the tables of contents are accessible by electronic mail through the TOCS-IN project. The new series is published with the support of the University of Natal.

Old Series: Scholia was founded by A. P. Bevis at the University of Natal, Durban and retains its earlier format in the 'B. X. de Wet Essay' section.


W. J. Dominik - Editor/Business Manager
J. L. Hilton - Assistant Editor/Reviews
E. A. Mackay - Advisory Editor/In the Museum
M. Lambert - In the Universities
A. P. Bevis - Reader/B. X. de Wet Essay

Editorial Assistants:
A. M. Delany
L. A. Dickson
K. P. Dlamini
S. C. McGill
Z. N. Mchunu


J. E. Atkinson (University of Cape Town)
J. M. Claassen (University of Stellenbosch)
P. J. Davis (University of Tasmania, Australia)
J. M. Dillon (Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland)
M. A. Gosling (University of Natal, Durban)
W. J. Henderson (Rand Afrikaans University)
S. B. Jackson (University of Natal, Durban)
D. Konstan (Brown University, USA)
D. M. Kriel (University of South Africa)
B. Kytzler (University of Natal, Durban)
D. H. J. Larmour (Texas Tech University, USA)
K. O. Matier (University of Durban-Westville)
Z. M. Packman (University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg)
W. T. Wehrle (College of William and Mary, USA)
B. X. de Wet (University of Natal, Durban)
M. J. Wilson (University of Auckland, New Zealand)
I. Worthington (University of Tasmania, Australia)

CONTENTS FROM SCHOLIA n.s. 1 (1992) included


Poikiloidos Sphinx, E.A. MacKay
Playing the Others: The Mythological Confusions of Admetus, C.A.E. Luschnig
Eyes, Knowledge and Power in the Prometheus Bound , David H.J. Lamour
Plutarch on Justice Towards Animals: Ancient Insights on a Modern Debate, Stephen T. Newmyer
Persius Semipaganus?, William T. Wehrle
A Generic-Ontological Reading of Adrastus' Sminthiac Prayer (Statius, Thebaid 1.696-720), William J. Dominik
Inleidende Atmosfeerskepping in Vergilius se Aenis en Dante se Inferno , L.F. van Ryneveld
Pericles and Ephialtes in the Reforms of 462 BC, Edmund F. Bloedow
The Teaching of Latin in a Multicultural Society: Problems and Possibilities, Jo-Marie Claassen


C.G. Perkell, The Poet's Truth: A Study of the Poet in Virgil's Georgics (Peter Davis)



Roman Perceptions of Blacks, Lloyd Thompson, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Popular and Higher Education in Africa Proconsularis in the Second Century AD, Fabian Opeku, University of Cape Coast, Ghana
Moral 'Clusters' in the Odyssey , Charles Fuqua, Williams College, USA
Socrates, Plato and Fiction, David Rankin, University of Southampton, England
An Examination of Jason's Cloak (Apollonius, Argonautica 1. 730-68), C. U. Merriam, Queen's University, Canada
On Translating Catullus 3, Charles Elerick, University of Texas, El Paso, USA


G. Clark (ed. and tr.), Iamblichus: On the Pythagorean Life
John Dillon and Jackson Hershbell (edd. and trr.), Iamblichus: On the Pythagorean Way of Life (John L. Hilton)

John L. Hilton, An Introduction to Latin (Jo-Marie Claassen)

A. S. Hollis (ed.), Callimachus: Hecale (Steven B. Jackson)


Classical Studies in Ghana, Fabian Opeku, University of Cape Coast, Ghana

Electronic Antiquity Vol. 1 Issue 1 - June 1993
edited by Peter Toohey and Ian Worthington
ISSN 1320-3606