The Value of Victory in Pindar's Odes: Gnomai, Cosmology and the Role of the Poet

The Value of Victory in Pindar's Odes: Gnomai, Cosmology and the Role of the Poet

by Hanna Boeke

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789004158481
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 11/13/2007
Series: Mnemosyne, Supplements Series , #285
Pages: 230

About the Author

Hanna Boeke taught German before spending fifteen years in the insurance industry. She left corporate life to study Greek and Roman antiquity. In 2005 she received a D. Litt. in Classics from the University of Stellenbosch.

Table of Contents

Gnomai as a source of cosmological reflection; The gnomic expression of cosmology in Pindar; Cosmology in action: An analysis of selected odes; The poet as mediator of cosmology;

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