Labored in Papyrus Leaves: Perspectives on an Epigram Collection Attributed to Posidippus (P. Mil. Vogl. VIII 309)

Labored in Papyrus Leaves: Perspectives on an Epigram Collection Attributed to Posidippus (P. Mil. Vogl. VIII 309)

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ISBN-13: 9780674011052
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 12/01/2003
Series: Hellenic Studies Series , #2
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 250
Product dimensions: 5.52(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.82(d)

About the Author

Benjamin Acosta-Hughes is Assistant Professor of Greek and Latin at the Department of Classical Studies, University of Michigan.

Elizabeth Kosmetatou is a Fellow of the Flemish Fund for Scientific Research at the Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium).

Manuel Baumbach is Wissenschaftlicher Assistant of Professor Dr. G. W. Most of the Classics Department at the University of Heidelberg.

?Beate Dignas is Tutor in Ancient History, Somerville College, Oxford University.

Dirk Obbink is University Lecturer in Papyrology and Greek Literature, Christ Church, Oxford.

David Schur is Lecturer on Literature, Harvard University.

Kai Trampedach is Professor of Ancient History at Heidelberg University.

Table of Contents

Preface
(G. Nagy)

Introduction
(B. Acosta-Hughes, M. Baumbach, E. Kosmetatou)

1. The Manuscript
(D. Obbink and S. Stephens)

2. Posidippus on Papyri Old and New
(D. Obbink)

3. Posidippus Old and New
(D. Sider)

4. Alexandrian Posidippus: On Rereading the GP Epigrams in Light of P.Mil.Vogl. VIII 309
(B. Acosta-Hughes)

5. Homeric Echoes in Posidippus
(G. Nagy)

6. Doricisms in the New and Old Posidippus
(A. Sens)

7. A New Hellenistic Poetry Book: P.Mil.Vogl. VIII 309
(K. Gutzwiller)

8. Notes on the Lithika of Posidippus
(R. Hunter)

9. Elusive Stones: Reading Posidippus' Lithika through Technical Writing on Stones
(M. Smith)

10. A Garland of Stones: Hellenistic Lithika as Reflections on Poetic Transformations
(D. Schur)

11. "Winged Words": Poetry and Divination in Posidippus' Oionoskopika
(M. Baumbach and K. Trampedach)

12. For You, Arsinoe...
(S. Stephens)

13. Posidippus and the Mysteries. Epitymbia Read by the Ancient Historian (Grave Inscriptions—Grave Epigrams)
(B. Dignas)

14. Vision and Visibility: Art Historical Theory Paints a Portrait of New Leadership in Posidippus' Andriantopoiika
(E. Kosmetatou)

15. The Structure of the Hippika in P.Mil.Vogl. VIII 309
(M. Fantuzzi)

16. Constructing Legitimacy: The Ptolemaic Familiengruppe as a Means for Self-Definition in Posidippus' Hippika
(E. Kosmetatou)

17. Reading as Seeing: P.Mil.Vogl. VIII 309 and Greek Art
(N. Papalexandrou)

18. "Drownded in the Tide": The Nauagika and Some "Problems" in Augustan Poetry
(R. Thomas)

19. Posidippus' Iamatika
(P. Bing)

20. 'Tropoi' (Posidippus AB 102-103)
(D. Obbink)

Afterword: An Archeologist's Perspective on the Milan Papyrus
(G. Hoffman)

Contributors

Concordance

Bibliography

Indices

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