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edited by A.P.M.H. Lardinois, J.H. Blok and M.G.M. van der Poel
Surveying the variety of ways in which written texts and oral discourse were involved in ancient religions, the contributions to this volume show that oral and written forms were intricately connected in both Greek and Roman state and private religions.
Edited by Pierre Destrée and Fritz-Gregor Herrmann
The nineteen essays presented here aim to illuminate the ways poetry and the poets are discussed by Plato throughout his writing career. As well as throwing new light on old topics, such as mimesis and poetic inspiration, the volume introduces fresh approaches to Plato’s philosophy of poetry and ...
Hugo H. Koning
This book offers a comprehensive account of the role of Hesiod in the ancient imagination, investigating the poet as a literary-critical concept, a moral and philosophical symbol, and generally a cultural icon endlessly employed and re-created by later Greeks.
This book offers the first comprehensive collection and scholarly analysis of the Greek technopaignia (acrostics, anagrams, palindromes, pattern poems etc.) and discusses both their significance for the history of literature and their interaction with non-literary fields of ancient ...
Edited by Ralph M. Rosen and Ineke Sluiter
Human communities thrive on prosocial behavior. This book demonstrates from a wide range of perspectives how such behavior is anchored and promoted in classical antiquity by a varied and conceptually rich discourse of ‘valuing others’.
This book offers a detailed overview of the biographical material of six early Greek poets (Hesiod, Stesichorus, Archilochus, Hipponax, Terpander, and Sappho) and provides an outline of the formation, sources and development of their biographical traditions.
The author, who is a specialist on the problems around The Story of Apollonius, King of Tyre, makes a pioneer attempt to tackle the question of its origin (Latin or Greek?) systematically. He concludes that a longer Greek original is probable, and that it can be localised in Asia Minor, perhaps ...
Edited by Dirk van Miert, Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands
Hadrianus Junius was Holland’s most important scholar of the third quarter of the sixteenth century. This book analyses Junius’ most important works, some of which have never been studied before. It contextualise them in light of the tradition of humanism.
Johannes M. van Ophuijsen and Peter Stork
An analysis of a crucial passage in direct speech by different speakers from the History of Herodotus as to the linguistic characteristics relevant to its interpretation, which aims to be helpful to readers of any part of Herodotus' History.
This investigation into Athenian military authority considers both the role played by generals in the deliberative and final stages of Athens' military expeditions and the relationship which obtained between strategoi and their subordinates, colleagues, and the Athenian demos itself.
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