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. “Suppliant and Saviour: Oedipus at Colonus.” Phoenix, vol. 28, 1974, pp. 408–29.

Peter Burian, P. H. “Pelasgus and Politics in Aeschylus' Danaid Trilogy.” Wiener Studien, vol. 8, 1974, pp. 5–14.

Peter Burian, Norman. “Supplication and Hero Cult in Sophocles' Ajax.” Greek, Roman and Byzantine Studies, vol. 13, 1972, pp. 151–56.