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Jacob Stern
Position: Professor of Classics and Comparative Literature, The Graduate Center.
Phone: 212-817-8157
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D., Greek and Latin, Columbia University, 1965.
Research Interests: Greek Poetry, Mythography, Religion

Selected Titles:

Pindaros und Bakchylides, ed. with W.M. Calder III, Darmstadt, 1970.

Erotika Pathemata: The Love Stories of Parthenius, trans. with Notes and Afterword, New York, 1992.

Palaephatus: Peri Apiston: On Unbelievable Tales, trans. with Introduction and Commentary, Wauconda, Il., 1996.

"Herodas' Mimiamb 1," Greek Roman and Byzantine Studies 22 (1981) 161-165.

"Herodas' Mimiamb 5," Classical Philology 76 (1981) 207-211.

"Demythologization in Herodotus 5.92.eta," Eranos 87 (1989) 13-20.

"Scapegoat Narratives in Herodotus," Hermes 119 (1991) 304-311.

"Herodas, Theocritus and The Urban Mime," Actas Del XIII Simposio Nacional De Estudios Clasicos, Vol II. (La Plata, Argentina, 1997) 29-38.

"Rationalizing Myth: Methods and Motives in Palaephatus," From Myth to Reason, ed. R. Buxton (Oxford, 1999) 215-222.

"Heraclitus the Paradoxographer: Peri Apiston, On Unbelievable Tales," Transactions of the American Philological Association 133 (2003) 51-97

“Paradoxographus Vaticanus,” In Pursuit of Wissenschaft Festschrift fuer William M. Calder III Zum 75. Geburtstag (Hildesheim, Zuerich, New York, 2008) 437-466=Spudasmata 119.