Corps enseignant

Prof. Damien NELIS
Professeur ordinaire
Téléphone : 022 379 70 46
Courriel

Heure de réception

à l'issue d'un cours 

Domaines de recherche

Poésie latine, poésie hellénistique, la tradition épique

Publications :

Book

Vergil's Aeneid and the Argonautica of Apollonius Rhodius, ARCA Classical and Medieval Texts, Papers and Monographs vol. 39, Leeds, Francis Cairns Publications, 2001, 519 pages. (For reviews see A. Barchiesi, Classical Journal (2002); V. Panoussi, Bryn Mawr Classical Review (2002); P. Dräger, Anzeiger für die Altertumswissenschaft (2002); R. Lesueur, Revue des Etudes Latines (2002); S. Casali, Journal of Roman Studies (2003); W. Kofler, Gymnasium (2003); J. O’Hara, Classical Review (2004); C. Beye, Classical World (2004); G. De Calletaÿ, Latomus (2004).

Edited volumes

D. Levene / D. Nelis (edd.) Clio and the Poets: Augustan Poetry and the Traditions of Ancient Historiography (Leiden 2002). For reviews see A. Nice, Scholia (2003); C. Kraus, Bryn Mawr Classical Review (2003); S. Goldberg, Classical Review (2003); J.T. Chlup, Phoenix (2004).

T. Fuhrer / D. Nelis (edd.), Acting with Words. Communication, Rhetorical Performance and Performative Acts in Latin Literature (Heidelberg 2010). For reviews see C. Fry, Latomus 2011; M. C. Scappaticcio, Bollettino di studi latini 2011; L. Demoulin, Antiquité classique, 2011.

J. Farrell / D. Nelis (edd.) Augustan Poetry and the Roman Republic (Oxford 2013). For reviews see R. Langlands, Greece &Rome 2014; T. Zanker, Classical Journal - Online: http://cj.camws.org/node/345, 2014; T.S. Welch, Phoenix 2015; J. O’Hara, BMCR 2014: http://bmcr.brynmawr.edu/2014/2014-04-10.html; S.J. Green, CR 2014.

D. Nelis / M. Royo (edd.) Lire la Ville. Fragments d’une archéologie littéraire de Rome antique (Bordeaux 2014). For reviews see T.P. Wiseman, Journal of Roman Archaeology 2015; A. Feldherr, BMCR 2015: http://bmcr.brynmawr.edu/2015/2015-01-25.html

V. Berlincourt / L. Galli Milić / D. Nelis (edd.), Lucan and Claudian: Context and Intertext (Heildelberg 2016). For a review see http://bmcr.brynmawr.edu/2017/2017-03-21.html

 D. Cairns / D. Nelis (edd.) Emotions in the Classical World: Methods, Approaches, and Directions (Stuttgart 2017). 

Special journal volumes edited.

Studies in Hellenistic Poetry, ‘Hermathena, A Trinity College Dublin Review’, 173-174 (2002-2003), ed. S. Jackson, D. Nelis. Published in 2005.

Aetas Ovidiana?, ‘Hermathena, A Trinity College Dublin Review’, 177-178 (2004-2005), ed. D. Nelis. Published in 2005.

N. Coffee, C. Forstall, L. Galli Milic, D. Nelis, (ed.), Dictynna 12 (2015), thematic volume on  intertextuality in Flavian epic poetry, published on line: https://dictynna.revues.org/1117.

 Articles

‘Two Notes on the Argonautica of Apollonius Rhodius’, Revue des Etudes Anciennes 92 (1990) 141-3.

‘Iphias: Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica 1.311-16’, Classical Quarterly 41 (1991) 96-105.

‘Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica 4.12’, Classical Quarterly 41 (1991) 250-1.

‘Demodocus and the song of Orpheus (Ap. Rhod. Arg. 1.496-511)’, Museum Helveticum 49 (1992) 153-70.

‘The Aristaeus Episode and Aeneid 1’, in: From Erudition to Inspiration, Essays in Honour of M.J. Mc. Gann, éd. E. Haan, (Belfast 1992) 3-18.

Apollonios est un poète sans faille dans les Argonautiques---, mais préféreriez-vous être Homère ou Apollonios?’  (Longin, Du Sublime 33.4)', Revue des Etudes Latines 71 (1993) 14-16.

‘Broken voices on the shore: a note on Aeneid 3.556’, Revue des Etudes Anciennes 97 (1995) 627-31.

‘Love, War and Dido’, Omnibus 30 (1995) 8-10.

Oxford Classical Dictionary, edd. S. Hornblower, A. Spawforth, 4th edition, (Oxford 2012), two articles: 1. Hellenistic poetry at Rome, p. 658; 2. Lyric poetry, Latin, pp. 874-875.

‘Apollonius Rhodius and the Traditions of Latin Epic Poetry’, in: Apollonius Rhodius, Hellenistica Groningana vol. 4, edd. M.A. Harder, R.F. Regtuit, G.C. Wakker, (Louvain 2000) 85-103.

‘Apollonius and Virgil’, A Companion to Apollonius Rhodius, Mnemosyne Supplement 217, edd. T.D. Papanghelis, A. Rengakos, (Leyde 2001) 237-259.

‘L'Enéide et les origines de Rome: l'épopée étiologique’, in: Origines Gentium, edd. V. Fromentin, S. Gotteland, (Bordeaux 2001) 223-240.

‘La Sibylle et Médée: Virgile et la tradition argonautique’, in: La Sibylle: parole et représentation, edd. M. Bouquet, F. Morzadec, (Rennes 2003) 61-68.

‘The Orphic Argonautica and the Epic Tradition’, in: Roman and Greek Imperial Epic, ed. M. Paschalis, Rethymnon Classical Studies 2 (2003) 169-192.

‘Vergil's On Nature: Georgics 2.458-542 and Empedocles’, Dictynna 1 (2004), article of 12 pages.

‘From Didactic to Epic: Georgics 2.458-3.48’, in: Didactic Epic, ed. M. Gale (Swansea 2004) 83-107.

‘Petronius’ epigraphic habit’, Dictynna 2 (2005); article of 27 pages, in collaboration with J. Nelis-Clément (CNRS, University of Bordeaux 3).

‘Apollonius Rhodius’, in: The Blackwell Companion to Ancient Epic, ed. J.M. Foley (Oxford 2005) 353-63.

‘The Reading of Orpheus: The Orphic Argonautica and the Epic Tradition’, in: Roman and Greek Imperial Epic, ed. M. Paschalis, Rethymnon Classical Studies 2 (2005) 169-92.

‘The Roman Callimachus: Structure and Coherence in the Propertian Corpus’, in: Koruphaiô andri: Mélanges offerts à André Hurst, edd. A. Kolde, A. Lukinovich, A.-L. Rey, (Geneva 2005) 235-48.

‘Patterns of Time in Vergil. The Aeneid and the Aetia of Callimachus’, in: La représentation du temps dans la poésie augustéenne, ed. J.P.Schwindt, (Heidelberg 2005) 71-83.

‘Vergilian acrostics – certissima signa?’, Classical Quarterly 55 (2005) 644-6, in collaboration with D. Feeney (Princeton University).

‘Wordplay in Vergil and Claudian’, Dictynna 3 (2006), article of 8 pages.

‘Et maintenant, Erato…: A propos d'Enéide 7.37’, Revue des Etudes Anciennes 109 (2007) 269-71.

‘Caesar, the Circus and the charioteer in Vergil’s Georgics’, in: Le cirque romain et son image, edd. J. Nelis-Clément et J.-M. Roddaz, (Bordeaux 2008) 497-520.

‘Translating the emotions : some uses of animus in Vergil’s Aeneid’, Social Science Information/Information sur les sciences sociales 48.3 (2009) 487-499.

‘Virgile, César et l’Enéide'’ in: Orient-Occident. Racines spirituelles de l’Europe, ed. F. Möri, (Paris/Genève 2009) 84-85.

‘Vergil, Georgics 1.489-92: More Blood?’, Papers of the Langford Latin Seminar 14 (2010) 133-135.

‘Further voices in Propertius' Cynthia’, in: Acting with Words. Communication, Rhetorical Performance and Performative Acts in Latin Literature, edd. T. Fuhrer / D. Nelis, (Heidelberg 2010) 47-61.

‘Emotions and the Death of Turnus in Vergil's Aeneid 12’, in: Violentes émotions. Approches comparatistes, edd. P. Borgeaud / A.-C. Rendu Loisel, (Genève 2010) 101-113. In collaboration with Dr. W. Polleichtner, University of Bochum.

Munera vestra cano: The Poet, the Gods, and the Thematic Unity of Georgics 1’, in: Ancient Historiography and its Contexts. Studies in Honour of A.J. Woodman, edd. C.S. Kraus / J. Marincola / C. Pelling, (Oxford 2010) 165-182.

‘Vergil's Library’, in: Vergil's Aeneid and its Tradition, edd. J. Farrell / M.C.J. Putnam,  (Malden, MA / Oxford 2010) 13-25.

‘Didactic voices in Vergil’s Aeneid’, in: Vox poetae. Manifestations auctoriales dans l’épopée gréco-latine. Actes du colloque organisé les 13 et 14 novembre 2008 par l’Université de Lyon 3, ed. E. Raymond,  (Paris 2011) 275-283.

‘Praising Nero (Lucan, De Bello Civili 1.33-66)’, in: Dicere Laudes : Elogio, Communicazione, Creazione del Consenso, ed. G. Urso, (Pisa 2011) 245-256.

‘Vergil, Georgics 1.1-42 and the pompa circensis’, Dictynna 8 (2011) on line since 15 novembre 2011 : http://dictynna.revues.org/730. In collaboration with J. Nelis-Clément (CNRS, University of Bordeaux 3).

‘Callimachus in Verona: Catullus and Alexandrian poetry’, in: Catullus. Poems, Books, Readers, edd. I. Du Quesnay et A.J. Woodman, (Cambrdge 2012) 1-28.

‘An Exciting Provocation: J.F. Miller's Apollo, Augustus, and the Poets’, 'review article' by B. Bergmann, J. Farrell, D. Feeney, J. Ker, D. Nelis et C. Schultz in: Vergilius 58 (2012) 3-20.

‘Poetry and Politics in Vergil's Georgics’, in: Mythe et pouvoir à l'époque hellénistique, edd. C. Cusset / M. Le Meur-Weissman/ F. Levin, (Louvain 2012) 397-413.

‘Dichtung und Politik in Vergils Georgica’, in: Innovation aus Tradition. Literaturwissenschaftliche Perspectiven der Vergilforschung, edd. M. Baumbach / W. Polleichtner,  (Bochum 2013) 15-36.

‘Past, Present, and Future in Virgil's Georgics’, in: Augustan Poetry and the Roman Republic, edd. J. Farrell/ D. Nelis, (Oxford 2013) 244-262.

Furor epigraphicus : Augustus, the poets, and the inscriptions’, in: Inscriptions and their uses in Greek and Latin Literature, edd. P. Liddel / P. Low, (Oxford 2013) 317-348 (in collaboration with J. Nelis-Clément, CNRS University of Bordeaux3).

‘César dans les Géorgiques de Virgile’, Archéothéma 33 (mai-avril 2014) 36-39.

‘Introduction’ in: Lire la Ville. Fragments d’une archéologie littéraire de Rome antique, edd. D. Nelis / M. Royo, (Bordeaux 2014) 9-14.

‘Poésie, topographie et épigraphie à l’époque augustéenne’, in: Lire la Ville. Fragments d’une archéologie littéraire de Rome antique, edd. D. Nelis / M. Royo, (Bordeaux 2014) 125-158, in collaboration with J. Nelis-Clément, CNRS, University of Bordeaux 3.

‘Empedoclean epic: how far can you go?’, Dictynna 11 (2014) 11 pages.

‘Juno, sea-storm and emotion in Virgil, Aeneid 1.1-156: Homeric and Epicurean contexts’, in: Emotions Between Greece and Rome, edd. D. Cairns / L. Fulkerson, Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies, Supplement 125 (Londres  2015) 149-161.

‘Ovidio, Metamorfosi 1,416­451: nova monstra e foedera naturae’, in: Metamorfosi tra Scienza e Letteratura, edd. F. Citti / L. Pasetti / D. Pellacani, (Florence 2015) 101-122 = translation of D. Nelis, ‘Ovid Metamorphoses 1.416-51: nova monstra and the foedera naturae’, in: Paradox and the Marvellous in Augustan Literature and Culture, ed. P. Hardie (Oxford 2009) 248-267.

‘Vergilian cities : visions of Troy, Carthage and Rome’, in: Cityscaping: Constructing and Modelling Images of the City, edd. T. Fuhrer / F. Mundt, / J. Stenger, (Berlin 2015) 19-46.

‘Qu’y a-t-il dans un nom ? Technique poétique et histoire contemporaine dans les Géorgiques de Virgile’, in: S. Luciani et P. Zuntow (ed.), Entre mots et marbre Les métamorphoses d’Auguste (Bordeaux, Paris 2016) 105-117.

‘Emotion in Vergil’s Georgics: Farming and the Politics of Hope’, in: Hope, Joy and Affection in the Classical World, edd. R. Caston / R. Kaster, (New York, Oxford 2016) 45-74.

‘Arise, Aratus’, Philologus 160 (2016) 177-179.

‘Introduction’ in Emotions in the Classical World: Methods, Approaches, and Directions, edd. D. Cairns / D. Nelis, (Stuttgart 2017) 7-30.

‘Some thoughts on the anger of Seneca’s Medea’, in: Emotions in the Classical World: Methods, Approaches, and Directions, edd. D. Cairns / D. Nelis, (Stuttgart 2017) 245-256. In collaboration with C. Battistella, University of Udine.

Reviews

Classical Review 42 (1992) 39-40, ‘Catullus Carnivalised’, J.K. Newman, Roman Catullus and the Modification of the Alexandrian Sensibility (Hildesheim 1990).

Journal of Roman Studies 85 (1995) 321-23, J. van Sickle A Reading of Vergil's Messianic Eclogue (Harvard dissertations in the Classics). New York & London 1992, et F.V. Hickson, Roman Prayer Language: Livy and the Aeneid of Vergil, Beiträge zur Altertumskunde, Band 30 (Stuttgart 1993).

Journal of Roman Studies 85 (1995) 269-70, P.A. Miller, Lyric Texts and Lyric Consciousness: The Birth of a Genre from Archaic Greece to Augustan Rome (London 1994).

The Anglo-Hellenic Review 19 (1997) 18, Homer, The Odyssey Translated by R, Fagles (Harmondsworth 1996).

Echos du Monde Classique/Classical Views 16 (1997) 340-4, V. Knight, The Renewal of Epic: Responses to Homer in the Argonautica of Apollonius Rhodius (Leyde 1995).

Bryn Mawr Classical Review 9.7 (1998) 685-7, J. Wills, Repetition in Latin Poetry: Figures of Allusion (Oxford 1996).

Journal of Hellenic Studies 119 (1999) 185-6, R. Hunter, Theocritus and the Archaeology of Greek Poetry (Cambridge 1996) et  J. Burton, Theocritus' Urban Mimes: Mobility, Gender and Patronage (Berkeley 1995).

Journal of Hellenic Studies 119 (1999) 187, P. Green, The Argonautika of Apollonius Rhodius (Berkeley 1997).

Journal of Roman Studies 89 (1999) 240-1, R.A. Smith, Poetic Allusion and Embrace in Ovid and Virgil (Ann Arbor 1997).

Vergilius 46 (2000) 192-6, A.M. Keith, Engendering Rome: Women in Latin Epic (Cambridge 2000).

Journal of Roman Studies 92 (2002) 240-1, T. Schmit-Neuerberg, Vergils Aeneis und dei Antike Homerexegese: Untersuchungen zum Einfluss ethischer und kritischer Homerrezeption auf Imitatio und Aemulatio Vergils. Untersuchungen zur antiken Literatur und Geschichte 56. (Berlin 1999).

Museum Helveticum 59 (2002), Sophie Guex,  Ps.-Claudien Laus Herculis, Introduction, texte, traduction et commentaire, Sapheneia, Beiträge zur Klassischen Philologie 4 (Berne 2000).

Classical Journal 99 (2003) 83-5, N.M. Horsfall, Virgil, Aeneid 7: A Commentary, (Leyde 2000).

Classical Review 55 (2005) 693-4, P. Draeger, Apollonios Rhodios Argonautika, (Stuttgart 2002).

Revue des Etudes Anciennes 107 (2005) 819-20, R. Thomas, Reading Virgil and his Texts, (Ann Arbor 1999).

Museum Helveticum 66 (2009) 247-8, J.D. Reed, Virgil's Gaze. Nation and Poetry in the Aeneid, (Princeton 2007).

Museum Helveticum 67 (2010) 248, N.M. Horsfall, Virgil, Aeneid 2: A Commentary (Leiden 2008)

Classical Review 60 (2010) 233-4, E. Lyasse, Le Principat et son fondateur. L’utilisation de la référence à Auguste de Tibère à Trajan, (Bruxelles 2008).

Gnomon 86 (2014) 362-364, R. Webb, Ekphrasis, Imagination and Persuasion in Ancient Rhetorical Theory and Practice (Farnham 2009).

Museum Helveticum (2014) 224-225, N.M. Horsfall, Virgil Aeneid 6. A Commentary (Berlin 2013).

Eikasmos 26 (2015) 443-5, M. Fernandelli, Catullo e la rinascita dell’epos. Dal carme 64 all’Eneide, (Hildesheim 2012).

Phoenix 69 (2015) 20-22, A. Pelttari, The Space that Remains: Reading Latin Poetry in Late Antiquity, (Ithaca and London 2014).

Mnemosyne 69 (2016) 704-706, L. Fulkerson, No Regrets: Remorse in Classical Antiquity, (Oxford 2013).

Classical Review 66 (2016) 292, E.J. Kenney (ed.) Lucretius: De Rerum Natura Book III. Second edition, (Cambridge 2014).

Translation and Literature 26 (2017) forthcoming, Seamus Heaney: Aeneid Book VI, (London 2016). 

Travaux en cours:

  • un livre intitulé Vergil’s Georgics: didactic poetry and the Roman world.
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