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Harrison Voss

Harrison Voss

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Harrison Voss is a graduate of Columbia University where he received a BA in History with a specialization in Ancient Mediterranean Studies (2020). He has published research on geopolitical trends within the Byzantine Empire and military training rituals in Classical Athens, and has participated in Columbia University’s ongoing excavation of Hadrian’s Villa in Tivoli.

He currently resides in New York where he works in finance and spends his free time researching and writing historical fiction.

Nisus and Euryalus

Nisus and Euryalus

Poetry as philosophy

How should readers of Virgil’s Aeneid interpret the relationship between the Trojan soldiers Nisus and Euryalus? Harrison Voss argues that the pair is best understood as a depiction of the “ideal” pederastic relationship described in Plato’s Symposium.

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