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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Sprach- und literaturwissenschaftliche Fakultät - Institut für Klassische Philologie, HU Berlin

Dr. Giulia Maria Chesi

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin im Fachgebiet Gräzistik


Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Institut für Klassische Philologie
Raum 3058
Unter den Linden 6
D-10099 Berlin
Tel.: (+49-30) 2093-70412
Fax: (+49-30) 2093-70436
Sprechzeit: siehe Übersicht
E-Mail: giuliamaria@cantab.net




  • The play of words. Blood ties and power relations in Aeschylus’ Oresteia, Berlin 2014: De Gruyter, Trends in Classics 26.
  • Co-edited with Francesca Spiegel: Post/humanism and Classical Literature, London 2020: Bloomsbury.
  • ‘Reversibilita oracolare e bios. Alcune riflessioni su “Il filologo” in Apollineo e Dionisiaco’, Quaderni Colliani 2 (forthcoming).
  • ‘Humanimality and hyper-determination in Sophocles’ Oedipus plays’, Skene 5 (2019), 5-22.
  • ‘Monopolio tecnologico, fato ed empatia tragica nel Prometeo incatenato’, Seminari Romani 26 (2019), 31-48.
  • ‘Polifemo e Filottete: mostruosita’ e selvatichezza in Omero e Sofocle’, Commentaria Classica 5 (2018), 9-28.
  • ‘Intertextuality and poetic voice in Theocritus’ Idyll 3’, Mnemosyne 71 (2018), 489-496.
  • ‘A few notes on τοῦτο and τὸ τοιοῦτον in Plato, Tim. 49d4–e7’, Hyperboreus 22 (2016), 127-138.
  • ‘The bond of consanguinity between mother and daughter: Agamemnon 1417-1418, 1525’, GRBS 54 (2014), 342-351.
  • ‘Antigone’s language of death and politics in the Antigone of Sophocles’, Philologus 157 (2013), 223-236.
  • ‘A few notes on nosos and language in Sophocles’ Philoctetes’, Logeion 2 (2012), 304-310.
  • ‘Reading Aeschylean images: matricide and the blood in maternal milk in Clytemnestra’s dream’, Logeion 1 (2011), 31-40.
Book chapters, reviews and Encyclopedic entries
  • ‘The female rhetoric of representation of war events in Agamemnon, Seven against Thebes and Suppliant Women’, Bari: Levante editori, Collana Le Rane (forthcoming).
  • Co-written with Giacomo Sclavi ‘Pandora and robotic technology today’, forthcoming in G. M. Chesi and F. Spiegel (eds.), Post/humanism and Classical literature, London 2020: Bloomsbury, 301-308.
  • Co-wrtitten with Francesca Spiegel, ‘Theoretical introduction. The subject of the human’, forthcoming in G. M. Chesi and F. Spiegel (eds.), Post/humanism and Classical literature, London 2020: Bloomsbury, 1-19.
  • ‘Odysseus’ polutropia and the Dialektik der Aufklaerung: Odysseus between Enlightenment and semiotics’, in J. Nagyillés, A. Hajdú,(eds.), Sapiens ubique civis. (Szeged, Hungary, 2013), Budapest 2015, 1-10.
  • Rachel Bespaloff, Enciclopedia delle donne, http://www.enciclopediadelledonne.it/biografie/rachel-bespaloff
  • Tua Korhonen & Erika Ruonakoski, Human and Animal in ancient Greece. Empathy and Encounter in Classical Literature, London and New York 2017, BMCR 2018.01.39
  • Clauss, James J.; Cuypers, Martine; Kahane, Ahuvia (Hrsg.): The Gods of Greek Hexameter Poetry. From the Archaic Age to Late Antiquity and Beyond Stuttgart 2016. In H-Soz-u-Kult, 25. 09. 2017, https://www.hsozkult.de/publicationreview/id/rezbuecher-27469
  • Tua Korhonen, Erika Ruonakoski, Human and Animal in Ancient Greece: Empathy and Encounter in Classical Literature. Library of classical studies 15. London: 2017, (forthcoming in Poiesis. Bibliografia della poesia greca antica e bizantina).
  • Scott A. Midson, Cyborg Theology. Humans, Technology and God.. I. B. Tauris: London and New York. 2018, JPHS 3 (2019), 93-97.


Under review

  • Co-edited with Maria Gerolemou, Technosomata in the Classical world.


In preparation

  • Odysseus technologicus. Technology in the Odyssey and today.
  • With Irene Cala’, Metrodora. Testo greco, introduzione critica, traduzione e commento, Toledo: Ediciones criticas, Ediciones de la Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha.
  • Sacred language and poetic voice in Pindar’s Pythian IV.
  • Co-written with Francesco Giusti, The use of the rhetorical device of supplication in Odyssey 6 and Daniel’s ‘Doutz braitz e crits’.
  • Co-written with Giacomo Sclavi ‘The taxonomic acts in the Hesiodic myth of Prometheus and Pandora’.
  • Ethiopian cosmetics vs. Persian commotics in Herodotus’ Ethiopian logos.
  • The Homeric Trojan horse and the paradox of technology.