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Latin Epics of the New TestamentJuvencus, Sedulius, Arator

Latin Epics of the New Testament: Juvencus, Sedulius, Arator

Roger P. H. Green

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199284573
eISBN:
9780191713804
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284573.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The topic of the book is three Christian epic poets of Late Antiquity who, though somewhat neglected in modern times, are notable in many ways, especially in their aim of harnessing the tradition of ... More

Latin Poetry and the Judgement of TasteAn Essay in Aesthetics

Latin Poetry and the Judgement of Taste: An Essay in Aesthetics

Charles Martindale

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199240401
eISBN:
9780191714337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199240401.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The aim of this book is to encourage an interest in the tradition of modern Western aesthetics as it applies to poetry and the arts. It argues that the study of literature today is unduly dominated ... More

Layers of Loyalty in Latin PanegyricAD 289 - 307

Layers of Loyalty in Latin Panegyric: AD 289 - 307

Roger Rees

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199249183
eISBN:
9780191719431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249183.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book relates the historical circumstances of five panegyrical speeches to survive from late antique Gaul to their literary characteristics and ideological perspectives. The years 289-307 saw ... More

Para-Narratives in the OdysseyStories in the Frame

Para-Narratives in the Odyssey: Stories in the Frame

Maureen Alden

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199291069
eISBN:
9780191746963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199291069.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book offers the first full-length study in English of the relationship between the Odyssey’s main narrative and its para-narratives, the secondary narratives and episodes in a minor key which ... More

Pindar and the Construction of Syracusan Monarchy in the Fifth Century B.C.

Pindar and the Construction of Syracusan Monarchy in the Fifth Century B.C.

Kathryn A. Morgan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199366859
eISBN:
9780199366873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199366859.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book attempts a fully contextualized reading of the praise poetry written by Pindar for Hieron of Syracuse in the 470s BC. It argues that the songs composed by Pindar for the Sicilian tyrant ... More

Pindar's EyesVisual and Material Culture in Epinician Poetry

Pindar's Eyes: Visual and Material Culture in Epinician Poetry

David Fearn

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198746379
eISBN:
9780191808449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198746379.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book assesses the ways in which Pindar, as well as other epinician poets, investigates the theme of aesthetic, and specifically visual, experience in early classical Greece. Major case studies ... More

Pindar's LibraryPerformance Poetry and Material Texts

Pindar's Library: Performance Poetry and Material Texts

Tom Phillips

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198745730
eISBN:
9780191808166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745730.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The main focus of this book is on how readers during the Hellenistic period encountered these poems in book form. To this end, it analyses the role played by Pindar’s literary, cultic, and scholarly ... More

Pindar's Songs for Young Athletes of Aigina

Pindar's Songs for Young Athletes of Aigina

Anne Pippin Burnett

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199277940
eISBN:
9780191707841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277940.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book examines choral performance, audience response, and the poetic means used by Greek lyric poet Pindar to control this response. It consists of individual studies of Pindar's eleven odes for ... More

Pindaric Metre: The ‘Other Half’

Pindaric Metre: The ‘Other Half’

Kiichiro Itsumi

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199229611
eISBN:
9780191710780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229611.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book describes the metrical features of the twenty-two Pindaric epinikia which are not composed in dactylo-epitrite (‘the other half’). These odes are puzzling, and scholars currently assume, ... More

Poetic Autonomy in Ancient Rome

Poetic Autonomy in Ancient Rome

Luke Roman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199675630
eISBN:
9780191766022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199675630.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Poetic Autonomy in Ancient Rome offers a major new approach to the study of ancient Roman poetry. In the modern interpretation of art and literature, autonomy is a central concern: ... More

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