Apollonius of Rhodes and the Spaces of Hellenism

Apollonius of Rhodes and the Spaces of Hellenism

by William G. Thalmann


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199731572
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 05/20/2011
Series: Classical Culture and Society Series
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

William G. Thalmann is Professor of Classics and Comparative Literature, University of Southern California

Table of Contents

1. Outline of an Approach
2. "The Long Pathways of the Sea": Space and Time in the Argonautika
3. Greece as Center
4. Colonial Spaces
5. Contact: Colchis and the Interplay of Similarity and Difference
6. Rivers, Shores, Margins, and Boundaries
7. The Roundabout Homecoming
8. Conclusion: Alexandria, Poetry, and Space

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