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Cretan Women: Pasiphae, Ariadne, and Phaedra in Latin Poetry

Rebecca Armstrong

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199284030
eISBN:
9780191712500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284030.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book studies in detail the representations of Pasiphae, Ariadne, and Phaedra in Latin poetry. It investigates both the literary history of the myths (the Greek roots, the interactions between ... More


Conclusion

REBECCA ARMSTRONG

in Cretan Women: Pasiphae, Ariadne, and Phaedra in Latin Poetry

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199284030
eISBN:
9780191712500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284030.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts. It begins with a review of discussions in the preceding chapters. It argues that while to a degree, the reaction among the Latin poets to the Cretan ... More


The Other Cretans: Alienation, Invention, Liberation

Theodore Ziolkowski

in Minos and the Moderns: Cretan Myth in Twentieth-Century Literature and Art

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195336917
eISBN:
9780199868353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336917.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter, “The Other Cretans,“ briefly surveys literary treatments of the three principal Cretan women—Pasiphaë, Ariadne, and Phaedra—and then focuses on the shifting popularity of Daedalus and ... More


Treading the Bawds: Actresses and Playwrights on the Late Stuart Stage

Gilli Bush-Bailey

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072505
eISBN:
9781781701935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072505.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This book challenges the traditional boundaries that have separated the histories of the first actresses and the early female playwright, bringing the approaches of new histories and historiography ... More


Whither Ariadne?: Domestic Politics and Nixon’s Search for Peace

Andrew L. Johns

in Vietnam’s Second Front: Domestic Politics, the Republican Party, and the War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125725
eISBN:
9780813135427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125725.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In the story of Theseus, the hero volunteers to slay the Minotaur in the labyrinth created by the master craftsman Daedalus. Ariadne, Daedalus's daughter, who had fallen in love with Theseus, taught ... More


Introduction

REBECCA ARMSTRONG

in Cretan Women: Pasiphae, Ariadne, and Phaedra in Latin Poetry

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199284030
eISBN:
9780191712500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284030.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of Cretan myths. It then turns to the subject of this book: the myths of the Cretan women, Pasiphae, Ariadne, and Phaedra. An outline of the ... More


Ethics and Poetics: Literary and Personal Memory in Representations of Cretan Women

REBECCA ARMSTRONG

in Cretan Women: Pasiphae, Ariadne, and Phaedra in Latin Poetry

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199284030
eISBN:
9780191712500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284030.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter serves both as an examination of the importance of remembrance in the myths and as an explicit experiment with the theories of allusion and intertextuality which underlie the entire ... More


Vice and Virtue

REBECCA ARMSTRONG

in Cretan Women: Pasiphae, Ariadne, and Phaedra in Latin Poetry

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199284030
eISBN:
9780191712500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284030.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter looks at the myths from another angle, starting from the stereotypes of vice attributed to Cretans in general and Cretan women in particular: the lies and the sexual intemperance. The ... More


Ariadne in Catullus 64

REBECCA ARMSTRONG

in Cretan Women: Pasiphae, Ariadne, and Phaedra in Latin Poetry

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199284030
eISBN:
9780191712500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284030.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter focuses on the depiction of Ariadne in Catullus 64. Catullus' sixty-fourth poem is an extraordinary work, which takes the form of the Hellenistic epyllion, already a subtly sophisticated ... More


Ariadne and Ovid

REBECCA ARMSTRONG

in Cretan Women: Pasiphae, Ariadne, and Phaedra in Latin Poetry

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199284030
eISBN:
9780191712500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284030.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter focuses on the depiction of Ariadne by Ovid. Ovid gives extended attention to the story of Ariadne in three of his works, following later events along the narrative line in later poems, ... More


Vixisset Phyllis, si me foret usa magistro Erotodidaxis and Intertextuality

Duncan F. Kennedy

in The Art of Love: Bimillennial Essays on Ovid's Ars Amatoria and Remedia Amoris

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199277773
eISBN:
9780191708138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277773.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter takes up the invitation offered by the praeceptor in Ars 3 to (re-)read the Heroides as part of an implicit love-lesson: by ‘re-enacting’ scenarios in the letters with a certain level of ... More


Who's Afraid of Bernard Shaw?: Virginia Woolf and GBS

Stanley Weintraub

in Who's Afraid of Bernard Shaw?: Some Personalities in Shaw's Plays

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037264
eISBN:
9780813041544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037264.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Few readers see any possible association of Shaw with Virginia Woolf, whose literary generation seems hostile to its predecessor giants, such as Shaw, Wells, Bennett, Maugham, Galsworthy, and their ... More


Ariadne's Lament, 1900–1913

in Knossos & the Prophets of Modernism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226289533
eISBN:
9780226289557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226289557.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter investigates the inextricability of Minoan archaeology from the politics of post-Ottoman reconstruction, and explores some of the wider cultural significance of Arthur Evans's Ariadne. ... More


Doctus Poeta – The Uses of Learning

John Godwin

in Reading Catullus

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781904675631
eISBN:
9781781380703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675631.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines Catullus' poems 63 and 64 in order to see the learned allusions used in the poem. Catullus is known for not relying on learned allusions, making him famous in several Latin ... More


Mapping the Female Ethnic Self in the Family Battleground: Vertigo and The Greek American Novel

Theodora Patrona

in Personal Effects: Essays on Memoir, Teaching, and Culture in the Work of Louise DeSalvo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262274
eISBN:
9780823266418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262274.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Theodora Patrona offers a comparative perspective by juxtaposing Vertigo to Greek American female immigrant novels. In particular, the essay is an examination of Vertigo in conjunction with works by ... More


<i>The Changing Faces of Heroism in</i> Atlantis <i>(2013–15)</i>

Amanda Potter

in Epic Heroes on Screen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474424516
eISBN:
9781474449533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424516.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the BBC series Atlantis, a fantasy-adventure series set in ancient Greece. In addition to the male heroes Jason, Hercules, and Pythagoras, the series creates female models of ... More


Advancing the Enlightenment: Strauss’s Recovery of Nietzsche’s Theological-Political Program

Laurence Lampert

in The Enduring Importance of Leo Strauss

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226039480
eISBN:
9780226039510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226039510.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter treats Strauss’s late essay “Note on the Plan of Nietzsche’s Beyond Good and Evil.” It emphasizes Strauss’s great achievement of showing how philosophy and religion belong together in ... More


Koinōnia: The Christian Founders’ Legacy in the Symbolism of Authority

Diliana N. Angelova

in Sacred Founders: Women, Men, and Gods in the Discourse of Imperial Founding, Rome through Early Byzantium

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520284012
eISBN:
9780520959682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284012.003.0007
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

On coinage, the Roman empresses had no particular tokens of rule, except the occasional borrowing of divine tokens, such as a crescent-shaped stephane in their hair. With Helena, the this practice ... More


| 1798–9 | 1798–9 Doctoral Thesis on the Dynamical System

Dan C. Christensen

in Hans Christian Ørsted: Reading Nature's Mind

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669264
eISBN:
9780191748745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669264.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Ch 8 is an analysis of Ørsted's doctoral thesis, which is a revised version (in Latin) of his review of Hauch's textbook. The ‘architecture’ of the thesis follows Kant's Metaphysical Foundations of ... More


6 What Makes a Site Important? Centrality, Gateways, and Gravity

Ray Rivers, Carl Knappett, and Tim Evans

in Network Analysis in Archaeology: New Approaches to Regional Interaction

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199697090
eISBN:
9780191745300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697090.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter uses techniques from physics to interrogate some of the principal ideas from social network analysis used in archaeology; namely, centrality. After discussing some null models — ... More


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