Homeric Receptions Across Generic and Cultural Contexts

Homeric Receptions Across Generic and Cultural Contexts


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ISBN-13: 9783110611724
Publisher: De Gruyter
Publication date: 06/11/2018
Series: Trends in Classics - Supplementary Volumes Series , #37
Pages: 505
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.04(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Athanasios Efstathiou, Ionian University, Corfu; Ioanna Karamanou, University of the Peloponnese, Nafplio, Greece.

Athanasios Efstathiou, Ionian University, Corfu; Ioanna Karamanou, University of the Peloponnese, Nafplio, Greece.

Table of Contents

Preface v

Introduction: The Contexts of Homeric Reception Ioanna Karamanou 1

Part I Framing

Homer, Repetition and Reception Lorna Hardwick 15

Part II Homer In Archaic Ideology

Hipponax and the Odyssey: Subverting Text and Intertext Margarita Alexandrou 31

Archaic Funerary Epigram and Hector's Imagined Epitymbia Andrej Petrovic 45

Performance, Poetic identity and intertextuality in Pindar's Olympian 4 Margarita Sotiriou 59

Homer and Epic in Herodotus' Book 7 Chris Carey 71

Part III Homeric Echoes in Philosophical and Rhetorical Discourse

Argumenta Homerica: Homer's Reception by Aeschines Athanasios Efstathiou 93

Homeric Values in the Epitaphios Logos Eleni Volonaki 125

The Ancient Quarrel between Philosophy and Poetry: Plato's Hippias Minor Ioannis N. Perysinakis 147

A Philosophical Reception of Homer: Homeric Courage in Aristotle's Discussion of ανορεια Kleanthis Mantzouranis 163

Homeric Echoes, Pythagorean Flavour: The Reception of Homer in lamblichus Christina-Panagiota Manolea 175

Part IV Hellenistic and Later Receptions

'Ερμιονην, η ειοοζ εχε Χρυσεηζ 'Αφροοιτηζς(Od. 4.14): Praising a Female through Aphrodite - From Homer into Hellenistic Epigram Maria Kanellou 189

Pausanias and Homer Karim Arafat 205

The Reception of Homeric Vocabulary in Nonnus' Paraphrase of St. John's Gospel: Examination of Themes and Formulas in Selected Passages Maria Ypsilanti 215

Part V Latin Transformations

Trees and Plants in Poetic Emulation: From the Homeric Epic to Virgil's Eclogues Helen Peraki-Kyriakidou 227

Embracing Homeric Orality in the Aeneid: Revisiting the Composition Politics of Virgil's First Descriptio Sophia Papaioannou 249

'Tollite me, Teucri' (Verg. Aen. 3.601): Saving Achaemenides, Saving Homer Charilaos N. Michalopoulos 263

Scylla the Beauty and Scylla the Beast: A Homeric Allusion in the Ciris Boris Kayachev 277

Homer in Love: Homeric Reception in Propertius and Ovid Andreas N. Michalopoulos 289

Part VI Homeric Scholarship at the Intersection of Traditions

Homer in Servius: A Judgement on Servius as a Commentator on Virgil Robert Maltby 303

On Finding Homer: The Impact of Homeric Scholarship on the Perception of South Slavic Oral Traditional Poetry Ivana Petrovic 315

Part VII Homer on the Ancient and Modern Stage

Aeschylus reading Homer: The Case of the Psychagogoi Katerina Mikellidou 331

Symbolic Remarriage in Homer's Odyssey and Euripides' Alcestis Daniel J. Jacob 343

Euripides' 'Trojan Trilogy' and the Reception of the Epic Tradition Ioanna Karamanou 355

Andromache's Tragic Persona from the Ancient to the Modern Stage Varvara Georgopoulou 369

Odysseus Satirical: The Merry Dealing of the Homeric Myth in Modern Greek Theatre Kyriaki Petrakou 379

Part VIII Refiguring Homer in Film and Music

The Reception of Homer in Silent Film Pantelis Michelakis 393

Homeric Shadows on the Silver Screen: Epic Themes in Michael Cacoyannis' Trilogy of Cinematic Receptions Anastasia Bakogianni 405

'Travelling to the Light, Aiming at the Infinite': The Odyssey of Mikis Theodorakis Hara Thliveri 417

Bibliography 435

Notes on Contributors 475

General Index 481

Index of Homeric Passages 491

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