Dialogos: Hellenic Studies Review

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Dialogos" encompasses Greek language and literature, Greek history and archaeology, Greek culture and thought, present and past: a territory of distinctive richness and unsurpassed influence. It seeks to foster critical awareness and informed debate about the ideas, events and achievements that make up this territory, by redefining their qualities, by exploring their interconnections and by reinterpreting their significance within Western culture and beyond.

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Overview

Dialogos" encompasses Greek language and literature, Greek history and archaeology, Greek culture and thought, present and past: a territory of distinctive richness and unsurpassed influence. It seeks to foster critical awareness and informed debate about the ideas, events and achievements that make up this territory, by redefining their qualities, by exploring their interconnections and by reinterpreting their significance within Western culture and beyond.

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Contains ten articles providing discussion and debate in the field of Hellenic studies, written by mostly university-affiliated scholars of Byzantine studies, ancient and modern Greek, linguistics, classics, English literature, philosophy, music, and other fields. Some of the contributions include treatments of the Greek shadow puppet; the transmission of Fermat's last theorem; a new history of the Greek language; Richard Wagner and the Greeks; and the poetry of Pope's . Distributed by ISBS. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780714681894
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 5/1/2001
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Pride, prudence and the fear of God - the loyalties of Alexander and Nicolas Mavrocordato, Dimitris Livanios; the Byzantine frontier in Macedonia, Paul Stephenson; Macedonia and Macedonians in "Sta mystika tou Valtou" (1937) by P.S. Delta, Peter Mackridge; Odysseus Elytis and Romanos the Melodist - a case of "modernization and distortion"?, Irene Loulakaki; moulded by Eros with skill and experience - sculpture and the male body in the poetry of Cavafy, Lianna Giannakopoulou; Hellenic fantasies - aesthetics, desire and Symonds' "A Problem in Greek Ethics", Alastiar Blanshard; "Mad about the boy" - mythological models and Victorian painting, Rosemary Barrow; shall we join the ladies? (Review article), Christopher Robinson; what now, Heraclitus? and Skeptic Days, Askold Skalsky; the first of May, translated by Susan Matthias, Georgios Vizyinos.
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