The Participants

    • margalit finkelberg
Tel Aviv University

 Margalit Finkelberg is Professor of Classics at Tel Aviv University. She is the author of The Birth of Literary Fiction in Ancient Greece (1998), Greeks and Pre-Greeks. Aegean Prehistory and Greek Heroic Tradition (2005), and of over 70 articles, mostly on Homer and epic tradition; the co-editor (with G. G. Stroumsa) of Homer, the Bible, and Beyond: Literary and Religious Canons in the Ancient World (2003); and the editor of The Homer Encyclopedia (3 vols.; 2011). She is a member of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities and the recipient of the Rothschild Prize in the Humanities for 2012.