In addition to his several books, Ahl has published articles on topics including ancient Greek music, Homeric narrative, rhetoric in antiquity, and Latin poetry of the Roman imperial period.
In his book Sophocles' Oedipus (1991), Ahl argues that the Oedipus of Sophocles’ play is not actually guilty. Oedipus' conclusion that he is guilty is not actually confirmed by the information in the play itself and that the audience's belief in Oedipus' guilt is based on the audience's outside knowledge of the myth.
In 2007, Ahl published a translation of Virgil's Aeneid into English hexameter, with a paperback edition in Summer 2008. He is the editor of the series of translations under the rubric "Masters of Latin Literature."
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