John Miles Foley, Founding Editor

Steve Reece

Steve Reece is Professor of Classics at Saint Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota. He has published a wide variety of articles and book chapters on Homeric studies, New Testament studies, comparative oral traditions, historical linguistics, and pedagogy. He is also the author of a book about the rituals of ancient Greek hospitality, The Stranger’s Welcome: Oral Theory and the Aesthetics of the Homeric Hospitality Scene (1993), and of a study of early Greek etymology entitled Homer’s Winged Words: The Evolution of Early Greek Epic Diction in the Light of Oral Theory (2009).

Articles by Steve Reece


The Three Circuits of the Suitors: A Ring Composition in Odyssey 17-22

Volume 10, Issue 1 (March, 1995)

Homeric Studies

Volume 18, Issue 1 (March, 2003)

Toward an Ethnopoetically Grounded Edition of Homer’s Odyssey

Volume 26, Issue 2 (October, 2011)

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