Peter H. Burian

Peter H. Burian

Professor Emeritus of Classical Studies

(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, P. H. “Review of C. W. Macleod, ed. Homer, Iliad, Book XXIV.” Classical Outlook, edited by Fred Smith, vol. 62, Jan. 1984, pp. 69–70.

Burian, P., et al. “The Epigram on Apollonius of Tyana.” Greek Roman and Byzantine Studies, vol. 22, 1981, pp. 283–85.

Peter Burian, W. G. “Translations of poems by Giorgio Mannacio.” Poetry Now, vol. 30, 1981.

Burian, Peter, and Norman Guttman. “A Climate for Liberal Learning.” Duke Alumni Register, May 1980, pp. 6–9.

Burian, P. H. “Review of W. S. Merwin and George E. Dimock, Jr., Euripides, Iphigenia at Aulis.” American Journal of Philology, vol. 101, Jan. 1980, pp. 97–98.

Burian, P. H. “Translations of poems by Giorgio Mannacio.” Italian Poetry Today, edited by Ruth Feldman and Brian Swann, New Rivers Press, St. Paul, Minn, 1979, pp. 118–19.

Peter Burian, Norman. “Euripides' Heraclidae: An Interpretation.” Classical Philology, vol. 72, 1977, pp. 1–21.

Burian, P. H. “"Alcestis Resurrected," review of William Arrowsmith’s translation of Euripides’ Alcestis.” American Poetry Review, vol. 5, Jan. 1976, pp. 43–45.

Peter Burian, S. A. “Euripides the Contortionist.” Arion, vol. 3, Jan. 1976, pp. 97–113.

Burian, P. H. “Euripides, Supplices 694 ff.” The Classical Review, vol. 24, no. 2, Jan. 1974, pp. 175–76. Scopus, doi:10.1017/S0009840X00242753. Full Text