Commentary on Pindar: Nemean Nine

Commentary on Pindar: Nemean Nine

by Bruce Karl Braswell
     
 

ISBN-10: 3110161249

ISBN-13: 9783110161243

Pub. Date: 03/01/1998

Publisher: De Gruyter

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783110161243
Publisher:
De Gruyter
Publication date:
03/01/1998
Series:
Texte und Kommentare Series, #19
Pages:
226
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.56(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface
Metrical Analysis1
The Manuscripts7
Testimonia11
Synopsis of Readings14
Conspectus Siglorum15
Text and Translation of Nemean IX16
Commentary
1-10Invocation of the Muses and Praise of Chromios' Victory45
1-3Invocation of the Muses45
4-5Announcement of Chromios' Victory51
6-7Gnome54
8-9Invitation to celebrate the Victory56
9-10Transition to the Myth59
11-27The Legend of Amphiaraos63
11-17Adrastos driven into Exile (and restored) by Amphiaraos63
17-27Adrastos' Expedition against Thebes79
28-34Prayer for and Praise of Aitna98
34-47Chromios' early Career and its later Rewards111
48-55Preparation for the Revel137
Select Bibliography150
General Index176
Index of Words Discussed182
Index of Passages Cited184

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