David Konstan (NHC Fellow, 1994–95)

Project Title

Friendship in the Classical World

Brown University

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Fellowship Work Summary, 1994–95

David Konstan read proof of his book, Greek Comedy and Ideology (Oxford University Press, March 1995) and completed two chapters of Friendship in the Classical World, which will appear in the Cambridge University Press series on Key Themes in Ancient History. He also worked on a number of essays: "Patrons and Friends," for Classical Philology; "Response to John Heath: Self-Promotion and the 'Crisis' in Classics, " for Classical World; "Problems in the History of Christian Friendship," for Journal of Early Christian Studies; "Hellenistic Popular Values: The Evidence from Astrology," to appear in Conventional Values of the Hellenistic World, an edited volume from Aarhus University Press; and "Friendship, Frankness and Flattery," accepted for publication in Friendship, Flattery, and Frankness of Speech, a collection forthcoming from E. J. Brill.