The Poetics of Victory in the Greek West: Epinician, Oral Tradition, and the Deinomenid Empire

The Poetics of Victory in the Greek West: Epinician, Oral Tradition, and the Deinomenid Empire

by Nigel Nicholson

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ISBN-13: 9780190493301
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 11/02/2015
Series: Greeks Overseas
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 13 MB
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About the Author

Nigel Nicholson is Dean of Faculty and Walter Mintz Professor of Classics at Reed College.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS List of Tables List of Figures Abbreviations Preface Acknowledgments Introduction The Hero-Athlete Narrative Epinician and the Hero-Athlete Narrative Politics and Athlopolitics in Sicily and Southern Italy Epizephyrian Locri: Hagesidamus and Euthymus Croton: Astylus and Philippus Sicily under Gelon: The Two Glaucuses Sicily under and after Hieron: Ergoteles of Himera and Tisander of Naxos Beyond the Deinomenids: Alexidamus of Metapontum Conclusion Notes List of Works Cited Index

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