Christopher A. Faraone


Christopher A. Faraone is the Frank Curtis Springer and Gertrude Melcher Springer Professor in the Humanities and the College. His books include Talismans and Trojan Horses: Guardian Statues in Early Greek Myth and Ritual (Oxford, 1992), Ancient Greek Love Magic (Harvard, 1999), and The Stanzaic Architecture of Early Greek Elegy (Oxford, 2008). His teaching focuses on archaic and Hellenistic Greek poetry, magic and religion, and Near Eastern influences on early Greek culture.