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Theban Epics

by Malcolm Davies Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
12/2014
ISBN:
9780674417243
Format:
Pbk 166 pages

In antiquity, the story of the failed assault of the Seven against Thebes ranked second only to the Trojan War. But whereas the...

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Plato's Four Muses: The Phaedrus and the Poetics of Philosophy

by Andrea Capra Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
12/2014
ISBN:
9780674417229
Format:
Pbk 252 pages

Platoas Four Muses reconstructs Platoas authorial self-portrait through a fresh reading of the Phaedrus, with an Introduction...

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Kinyras: The Divine Lyre

by John Curtis Franklin and Wolfgang Heimpel Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
01/2016
ISBN:
9780674088306
Format:
Hbk 834 pages

Kinyras, in Greco-Roman sources, is the central culture-hero of early Cyprus: legendary king, metallurge, Agamemnon’s (faithless)...

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Masterpieces of Metonymy: From Ancient Greek Times to Now

by Gregory Nagy Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
01/2016
ISBN:
9780674088320
Format:
Pbk 296 pages

In Masterpieces of Metonymy, Gregory Nagy analyses metonymy as a mental process that complements metaphor. If metaphor is a substitution...

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Literary History in the Parian Marble

by Andrea Rotstein Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
07/2016
ISBN:
9780674417236
Format:
Pbk 250 pages

Inscribed some time after 264 BCE, the Parian Marble offers a chronological list of events with an exceptional emphasis on literary...

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Theology of Arithmetic: Number Symbolism in Platonism and Early Christianity

by Joel Kalvesmaki Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
05/2013
ISBN:
9780674073302
Format:
Pbk 242 pages

In the second century, Valentinians and other gnosticizing Christians used numerical structures and symbols to describe God, interpret...

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Plato's Wayward Path: Literary Form and the Republic

by David Schur Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
11/2014
ISBN:
9780674417212
Format:
Pbk 144 pages

Since Friedrich Schleiermacheras work in the 1800s, scholars interested in the literary dimension of Platoas writings have sought...

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Oral Palimpsest: Exploring Intertextuality in the Homeric Epics

by Christos Tsagalis Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
03/2008
ISBN:
9780674026872
Format:
Pbk 326 pages

Oral intertextuality is an innate feature of the web of myth, whose interrelated fabrics allow the audience of epic song to have...

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Iliad 10 and the Poetics of Ambush: A Multitext Edition with Essays and Commentary

by Casey Dué and Mary Ebbott Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
11/2010
ISBN:
9780674035591
Format:
Pbk 350 pages

This edition, commentary, and accompanying essays focus on the tenth book of the Iliad, which has been doubted, ignored, and even...

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Between Thucydides and Polybius: The Golden Age of Greek Historiography

by Giovanni Parmeggiani Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
08/2014
ISBN:
9780674428348
Format:
Pbk 336 pages

Historians like Ephorus, Theopompus, or Aristotle's great-nephew Callisthenes, to say nothing of Xenophon, counted among the most...

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Dialoguing in Late Antiquity

by Averil Cameron Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
05/2014
ISBN:
9780674428355
Format:
Pbk 98 pages

Christians talked, debated, and wrote dialogues in late antiquity and on throughout Byzantium. Some were philosophical, others...

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Divine Yet Human Epics: Reflections of Poetic Rulers from Ancient Greece and India

by Shubha Pathak Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
09/2014
ISBN:
9780674726758
Format:
Pbk 222 pages

The central character of Divine Yet Human Epics is the developing conception of epic itself. Its story unfolds as the ancient...

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Poetry as Initiation: The Center for Hellenic Studies Symposium on the Derveni Papyrus

by Ioanna Papadopoulou and Leonard Muellner Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
04/2014
ISBN:
9780674726765
Format:
Pbk 296 pages

The Derveni Papyrus is the oldest known European 'book.' It was meant to accompany the cremated body in Derveni Tomb A but, by...

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War and Society in the Ancient and Medieval Worlds: Asia, The Mediterranean, Europe, and Mesoamerica

by Kurt A Raaflaub, Nathan Rosenstein, Bernard S Bachrach, Pierre Briant, Brian Campbell, Patricia Crone et al Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
10/2001
ISBN:
9780674006591
Format:
Pbk 496 pages

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Ancient Perceptions of Greek Ethnicity

by Irad Malkin, Carla M Antonaccio, Beth Cohen, Erich S Gruen, Jonathan M Hall, David Konstan et al Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
09/2001
ISBN:
9780674006621
Format:
Hbk 440 pages

This book is a study of the variable perceptions of Greek collective identity, discussing ancient categories such as blood- and...

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