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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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Aspects of History and Epic in Ancient Iran: From GaumÄta to WahnÄm

by M Rahim Shayegan Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
11/2012
ISBN:
9780674065888
Format:
Pbk 0 pages

Aspects of History and Epic in Ancient Iran focuses on the content of one of the most important inscriptions of the Ancient Near...

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Power of Thetis and Selected Essays

by Laura M Slatkin Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
06/2011
ISBN:
9780674021433
Format:
Pbk 248 pages

Laura Slatkin's influential and widely admired book, here published in a second edition together with six additional essays, explores...

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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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Theory and Practice of Life: Isocrates and the Philosophers

by Tarik Wareh Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
11/2012
ISBN:
9780674067134
Format:
Pbk 244 pages

The Theory and Practice of Life is a study of the literary culture within which the works, schools, and careers of Plato, Aristotle,...

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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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Plato's Symposium: Issues in Interpretation and Reception

by James H Lesher, Debra Nails, Frisbee Sheffield, Ruby Blondell, Luc Brisson, Jeffrey Carnes et al Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
03/2007
ISBN:
9780674023758
Format:
Pbk 0 pages

In his Symposium, Plato crafted a set of speeches in praise of love that has influenced writers and artists from antiquity to...

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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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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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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 Counterfeit Sophists

by Hakan Tell Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
05/2011
ISBN:
9780674055919
Format:
Pbk 186 pages

This book explores the place of the sophists within the Greek wisdom tradition, and argues against their almost universal exclusion...

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