Peter H. Burian

Peter H. Burian

Professor Emeritus of Classical Studies

External address: 
233A Allen Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: 
Box 90103, Durham, NC 27708-0103
(919) 684-2005

Greek literature, particularly drama; theory and practice of literary translation; reception of Greco-Roman antiquity in later thought and arts

Education & Training:

  • Ph.D., Princeton University 1971

  • M.S., Princeton University 1968

  • B.A., University of Michigan at Ann Arbor 1964

Burian, PH. "Review of C. W. Macleod, ed. Homer, Iliad, Book XXIV." Ed. F Smith. Classical Outlook 62 (January 1984): 69-70. (Review)

Peter Burian, . "Translations of poems by Giorgio Mannacio." Poetry Now 30 (1981): 29-. (Academic Article)

Burian, P, Burian, P, and Richardson, NJ. "The Epigram on Apollonius of Tyana." Greek Roman and Byzantine Studies 22 (1981): 283-285. (Academic Article)

Burian, P, and Guttman, N. "A Climate for Liberal Learning." Duke Alumni Register (May 1980): 6-9. (Academic Article)

Burian, PH. "Review of W. S. Merwin and George E. Dimock, Jr., Euripides, Iphigenia at Aulis." American Journal of Philology 101 (January 1980): 97-98. (Review)

Burian, PH. "Translations of poems by Giorgio Mannacio." Ed. R Feldman and B Swann. Italian Poetry Today (1979): 118-119.

Peter Burian, . "Euripides' Heraclidae: An Interpretation." Classical Philology 72 (1977): 1-21. (Academic Article)

Burian, PH. ""Alcestis Resurrected," review of William Arrowsmith’s translation of Euripides’ Alcestis." American Poetry Review 5 (January 1976): 43-45. (Review)

Peter Burian, . "Euripides the Contortionist." Arion 3 (January 1976): 97-113. (Academic Article)

Peter Burian, . "Euripides, Supplices 649ff." Classical Review 24 (1974): 175-176. (Academic Article)