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Gregory Nagy (in Hungarian: Nagy Gergely) (pronounced /nadj;/), born in Budapest Hungary in 1942 , is an American professor of Classics at Harvard University, specializing in Homer and archaic Greek poetry. Nagy is known for extending Milman Parry and Albert Lord's theories about the oral composition-in-performance of the Iliad and Odyssey. Since 2000, he has been the director of the Center for Hellenic Studies, a Harvard school in Washington DC. He is the Francis Jones Professor of Classical Greek Literature and Professor of Comparative Literature at Harvard, and continues to teach half-time at the Harvard campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts. From 1994 to 2000, he served as Chair of the Classics Department at Harvard University. He was Chair of Harvard's undergraduate Literature Concentration from 1989 to 1994. He served as the president of the American Philological Association in the academic year 1990-91.

Nagy and his wife, Olga Davidson, lecturer in Brandeis' Humanities Program and chair of the Ilex Foundation, served as co-masters of Currier House at Harvard from 1986 to 1990.

Nagy has two brothers in allied fields: Blaise Nagy is a professor of Classics, at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA while Joseph F. Nagy is a professor of Celtic folklore and mythology at UCLA.

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Total Books: 31
Homer the Preclassic
2017 - Homer the Preclassic [Sather Classical Lectures] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780520294875
ISBN-10: 0520294874
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Masterpieces of Metonymy From Ancient Greek Times to Now
2015 - Masterpieces of Metonymy From Ancient Greek Times to Now [Hellenic Studies Series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780674088320
ISBN-10: 0674088328
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Reference
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The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours
2013 - The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780674073401
ISBN-10: 0674073401
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality
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Homer the Classic
2009 - Homer the Classic [Hellenic Studies] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780674033269
ISBN-10: 0674033264
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction, Reference
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Homer's Text And Language
2004 - Homer's Text and Language [Traditions] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780252029837
ISBN-10: 0252029836
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Reference
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Homeric Responses
2004 - Homeric Responses (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780292705531
ISBN-10: 0292705530
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Plato's Rhapsody and Homer's Music The Poetics of the Panathenaic Festival in Classical Athens
The Best of the Achaeans  Concepts of the Hero in Archaic Greek Poetry
Poetry as Performance  Homer and Beyond
1996 - Poetry As Performance Homer and Beyond (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780521551359
ISBN-10: 0521551358
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Reference, Substores
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Pindar's Homer  The Lyric Possession of An Epic Past
1994 - Pindar's Homer the Lyric Possession of an Epic Past (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780801848476
ISBN-10: 0801848474
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction
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The Best of the Achaeans Concepts of the Hero in Archaic Greek Poetry
Comparative Studies in Greek and Indic Meter
1974 - Comparative Studies in Greek and Indic Meter [Harvard Studies in Comparative Literature] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780674152755
ISBN-10: 0674152751
Genre: Reference
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Greek Mythology and Poetics
Greek Mythology and Poetics [Myth and Poetics] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780801419850
ISBN-10: 0801419859
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Christian Books & Bibles
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Preliterate Period
Preliterate Period [Greek Literature, Volume 1] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780815336822
ISBN-10: 0815336829
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Reference
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Archaic Period
Archaic Period [Greek Literature, Volume 2] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780815336839
ISBN-10: 0815336837
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Reference
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Classical Period  Poetics of Drama
Classical Period Poetics of Drama [Greek Literature, Volume 3] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780815336846
ISBN-10: 0815336845
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Reference
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Classical Period  Rhetoric of Oratory and Other Prose Forms
Classical Period Rhetoric of Oratory and Other Prose Forms [Greek Literature, Volume 4] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780815336853
ISBN-10: 0815336853
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Reference
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Greek Literature in the Classical Period The Prose of Historiography and Oratory
Greek Literature in the Classical Period the Prose of Historiography and Oratory [Greek Literature, Volume 5] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780815336860
ISBN-10: 0815336861
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Reference
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