Publications

Books:

Embattled: How Ancient Greek Myths Empower Us to Resist Tyranny. Stanford University Press, 2021.

Enraged: Why Violent Times Need Ancient Greek Myths. Yale University Press, 2017.

 

Solon the Singer: Politics and Poetics, Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 1993. In the series Greek Studies: Interdisciplinary Approaches, edited by Gregory Nagy.

Opinion articles, Interviews, Podcasts, Blog Posts:

 

The Colin McEnroe Show:

https://www.ctpublic.org/show/the-colin-mcenroe-show/2022-07-13/anger-politics-death-revisiting-homers-the-iliad-through-a-modern-lens

Nikkei Asia: “How the Ancient Greeks Can Help China and the U.S. Avoid War.” July 10, 2022.

https://asia.nikkei.com/Opinion/How-the-ancient-Greeks-can-help-China-and-the-U.S.-avoid-war

The Arts Fuse: “‘Embattled’ – Can Ancient Greek Myths Help Us Resist Tyranny?” Dec. 24, 2021. https://artsfuse.org/243735/author-interview-embattled-can-ancient-greek-myths-help-us-resist-tyranny/

 

Future Imperfect: “What can ancient Greeks teach us about resisting tyranny?” Interview with Jason Kingsley. Dec. 12, 2021. https://shows.acast.com/future-imperfect/episodes/what-can-ancient-greeks-teach-us-about-resisting-tyranny

 

The Page 99 Test: Oct. 15, 2021. https://page99test.blogspot.com/2021/10/emily-katz-anhalts-embattled.html

 

“The Limits of Tolerance,” Yale University Press blog post, Aug. 15, 2017. https://yalebooks.yale.edu/2017/08/15/the-limits-of-tolerance/

 

The Page 99 Test: Sept. 10, 2017. https://page99test.blogspot.com/2017/09/emily-katz-anhalts-enraged-why-violent.html

Articles:

Forthcoming: “Iliad, Book 4” in The Oxford Critical Guide to Homer’s Iliad. J. L. Ready (ed.) Oxford University Press.

 

“A Match Made in Ancient Greece.” Sarah Lawrence Magazine, Spring 2018. https://www.sarahlawrence.edu/magazine/democracy-education/features/a-match-made-in-ancient-greece.html

“What’s the Point? Cultivating Critical Thought by Developing (Re-)Writing Skills.” New England Classical Journal 43.4 (2016), 241-252.

“A Man Out of Time: Sophocles’ Aias 646-692.” Transference 3.1 (Fall 2015), 94-97.

“The Tragic Io: Defining Identity in a Democratic Age.” New England Classical Journal 42.4 (2015), 246-260.

“Seeing is Believing: Four Women on Display in Herodotus’ Histories.” New England Classical Journal 35.4 (2008), 269-280.

“Translation and Interpretation for Intermediate and Advanced Students.” Classical World 100.1 (2006), 45-48.

“Polycrates and his Brothers: Herodotus’ Depiction of Fraternal Relationships in the Histories.” Classical World 98.2 (Winter 2005), 139-151.

“A Matter of Perspective: Penelope and the Nightingale in Odyssey 19. 512-534.” The Classical Journal 97. 2. (Dec.-Jan., 2001-2002), 145-159.

“A Bull for Poseidon: The Bull’s Bellow in Odyssey 21. 46-50.” The Classical Quarterly, 47.1 (1997), 115-125.

“Barrier and Transcendence: The Door and the Eagle in Iliad 24. 314-321.” The Classical Quarterly 45. 2 (1995), 280-295.

Reviews:

Osgood, Josiah, How to Stop a Conspiracy: An Ancient Guide to Saving a Republic. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2022. “From Rome in 63 BCE – a Warning for our Perilous Political Moment.” The Arts Fuse, March 8, 2022. https://artsfuse.org/250946/book-review-from-rome-in-63-bce-a-warning-for-our-perilous-political-moment/

 

Porter, Andrew, Agamemnon, the Pathetic Despot: Reading Characterization in Homer. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2019. New England Classical Journal 47.1 (2020), 20-22.

McCrorie, Edward (trans.), Homer: The Odyssey. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004. The Classical Bulletin 81.1 (2005).

Kovacs, David (trans.), Euripides. Bacchae, Iphigenia at Aulis, Rhesus. Loeb Classical Library. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2003. The Bryn Mawr Classical Review (03.12.23).

Domínguez Monedero, Adolfo J., Solón de Atenas. Barcelona: Editorial Crítica, 2001. The Bryn Mawr Classical Review (02.08.42 ).

Golder, Herbert and Pevear, Richard (trans.). Sophocles: Aias (Ajax). New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. The Bryn Mawr Classical Review (00.10.13).

Gerber, Douglas E., Greek Elegaic Poetry. Loeb Classical Library. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1999, and Greek Iambic Poetry. Loeb Classical Library. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1999. The Bryn Mawr Classical Review (00.03.24).

Cawkwell, George, Thucydides and the Peloponnesian War. New York: Routledge, 1997, and Thucydides, The Peloponnesian War, translated by Steven Lattimore. Indianapolis: Hackett, 1998. The New England Classical Journal 26. 5 (August, 1999).

Other:

Winner of the New Yorker cartoon contest, December 17th, 2007.