The Literary Magazine of the Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers
Sarah Brown Ferrario
Sarah Brown Ferrario is a specialist in Greek history and literature, particularly of the fifth and fourth centuries BC. She is the author of Historical Agency and the 'Great Man' in Classical Greece (Cambridge University Press, 2014), and of articles and book chapters on topics ranging from the role of rumor in Xenophon's Anabasis to the political reflections of Sophocles. She was also the translator and librettist for The Oresteia Project (1999-2006), which set all three dramas of Aeschylus' Oresteia as new one-act operas in English to music by composer Andrew Earle Simpson. A member of the faculty at The Catholic University of America from 2002 onwards, she has twice taught for the semester on the university's Rome Campus, and has served since 2015 as Chair of the Department of Greek and Latin.