Helmut Loeffler, Associate Professor

Office: M-441

Office Phone: 718-281-5054

Email: HLoeffler@qcc.cuny.edu

 

Helmut Loeffler

Dr. Helmut Loeffler is an Associate Professor of History.

He received his doctorate (Dr.phil) in Classics (Klassische Philologie) from the Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich in 2007.

Research and teaching interests include ancient Greek history; history of classical scholarship;classical mythology and its reception; Greek tragedy.

Courses taught: Greek History; Introduction to Ancient Civilizations; Classical Mythology;Herodotus; Ancient Greek and Latin.

Publications

Books:

Introductory Guide to Ancient Civilizations (with Arturo H. Enamorado III) (CUNY Academic Works, 2015)

Ulrich von Wilamowitz-Moellendorff Bibliography 1867-2010 (co-edited with William M. Calder III, Michael Armstrong, Wolfgang Buchwald) (Hildesheim/Muenchen/Zueric,h 2012)

Fehlentscheidungen bei Herodot, Tuebingen 2008 (241pp). Review: Julia Kindt, JHS 129 (2009)155-56

Articles in books, journals etc.:

  • "Herodotus and Bob Woodward: A comparison", Popular Culture Review 25 (2) 2014, 68-73.
  • "Notes of Wilamowitz' course on Pindar. Berlin 1900/01. A First Edition", ICS 31-32 (2006-2007, published 2009) 145-205
  • "Decision Making in Herodotus' Histories", in: In Pursuit of Wissenschaft. Festschrift fuer William M. Calder III zum 75. Geburtstag, ed. Stephan Heilen, Robert Kirstein, R. Scott Smith, Stephen M. Trzaskoma, Rogier L. van der Wal and Matthias Vorwerk, Hildesheim/Zuerich/New York 2008, 265-298. Reviews: Massimo Magnani, BMCR 2010.01.13 (2010)
  • "Bibliographisches Addendum: Euripides 2001-2005," in: Forschungsbericht zu Euripides (I)1970- 2000, ed. Martin Hose, Lustrum 47 (2006)

Reviews

  • Susanne Froehlich: Handlungsmotive bei Herodot, Stuttgart 2013 Gnomon 87 (2015) 678-683
  • Tim Rood: American Anabasis: Xenophon and the Idea of America from the Mexican War to Iraq. London/New York 2010 in Gnomon 84 (2012) 502-505

Lexicon Entries

"Blame", in The Herodotus Encyclopedia, Wiley-Blackwell forthcoming

"Decision Making" in The Herodotus Encyclopedia, Wiley-Blackwell forthcoming

"Bias of Priene" in The Herodotus Encyclopedia, Wiley-Blackwell forthcoming

"Lycidas" in The Herodotus Encyclopedia, Wiley-Blackwell forthcoming

"Maeandrius" in The Herodotus Encyclopedia, Wiley-Blackwell forthcoming

Herodot book
bibliography book
IntroAncientHist book

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