Graeco-Egyptian Interactions: Literature, Translation, and Culture, 500 BC-AD 300

Graeco-Egyptian Interactions: Literature, Translation, and Culture, 500 BC-AD 300

by Ian Rutherford (Editor)



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199656127
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 04/11/2016
Pages: 440
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Ian Rutherford is Professor of Classics at the University of Reading.

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Contributors
1. Aegypto-Graeca: Interaction and Translation between Greek Literature and Egypt, Ian Rutherford
2. Plato's Egyptian Republic, Susan Stephens
3. Translating Gods, Interpreting Gods: On the Mechanisms behind the Interpretatio Graeca of Egyptian Gods, Alexandra von Lieven
4. The Earliest Cross-Cultural Reception of Homer? The Inaros Narratives of Greco-Roman Egypt, Ian Rutherford
5. Literary Interaction between Greece and Egypt: Manetho and Synchronism, John Dillery
6. The Hathoric Model of Queenship in Early Ptolemaic Egypt: The Case of Berenike's Lock, Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones and Stephanie Winder
7. Virtual History Egyptian Style: The Isolationist Concept of the Potter's Oracle and its Alternative, Ivan A. Ladynin
8. Different Parallels, Different Interpretations: Reading Parallels between Ancient Egyptian and Greek Works of Literature, Nikolaos Lazaridis
9. Isidorus at the Gates of the Temple, Ian Moyer
10. Good and Bad Women in Egyptian and Greek Fiction, Steve Vinson
11. Translating the Realities of Cult: The Case of the Book of the Temple, Joachim Quack
12. Mandulis Apollo: Echoes of Greek Culture and Hellenism at Talmis (Nubia) in the Roman Period, Gaelle Tallet
13. 'Between Two Waters': The Book of Thoth and the Problem of Graeco-Egyptian Interaction, Richard Jasnow
14. The Diffusion of the Greco-Egyptian Magical Tradition in Late Antiquity, Gideon Bohak

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