In Memoriam: Dr. Karl Maurer

In Memoriam: Dr. Karl Maurer

Associate Professor of Classics

 

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 2015): 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.

Books

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, ed. Bainard and Louise Cowan, Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture Press (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, ed. 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).

Works in Progress

Verse translation of Vergil's Georgics with glossary & notes. 

Index of Pindaric Images

Verse translations from Jacob Balde with notes

Edition of Lorenzo Valla's Latin translation of Thucydides .

 

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