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Encyclopedia > Phoenix (classics journal)

Phoenix, originally The Phoenix, is one of two journals of the Classical Association of Canada (the other is Mouseion), and the oldest classics journal published in Canada. Academic publishing describes a system of publishing that is necessary in order for academic scholars to review work and make it available for a wider audience. ... Classics, particularly within the Western University tradition, when used as a singular noun, means the study of the language, literature, history, art, and other aspects of Greek and Roman culture during the time frame known as classical antiquity. ...


The Phoenix was founded in 1946 as the first journal of classics in Canada, by the country's first organisation for the study of classics, the Ontario Classical Association. When the nationwide Classical Association of Canada was founded in 1947, the Ontario Classical Association transferred to it responsibility for The Phoenix. The Ontario Classical Association was founded in 1944 with Eric A. Havelock as its first president. ...


  • Briggs, Ward W. (1994). Biographical Dictionary of North American Classicists. Greenwood Press, pp. li–lii. ISBN 0313245606. 
  • White, Mary E. (1966). "Phoenix: The First Twenty Years". Phoenix 20: 273–285. 

External link

  • Phoenix website



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