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Chariton of Aphrodisias and the Invention of the Greek Love Novel

Stefan Tilg

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199576944
eISBN:
9780191722486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576944.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

No issue in scholarship on the ancient novel has been discussed as hotly as the origin of the Greek love novel, also known as the ‘ideal’ novel. The present book proposes a new solution to this old ... More


Sourcing <i>Callirhoe</i>

Tim Whitmarsh

in Dirty Love: The Genealogy of the Ancient Greek Novel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780199742653
eISBN:
9780190880798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199742653.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chariton’s Callirhoe is the earliest extant example of the Greek novel. What preceding texts are there that resemble it? Martin Braun demonstrated in the 1930s that many of the motifs that we think ... More


The King of Persia is Put in His Place (Chariton 8.5.5–7)

G. O. Hutchinson

in Plutarch's Rhythmic Prose

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198821717
eISBN:
9780191860928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821717.003.0022
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

At another big moment in Chariton, the queen of Persia arrives by sea and is restored to her astonished husband. The passage conveys with refinement the mixed feelings of the king, who loves both his ... More


How Greek Is the Greek Romance?

Tim Whitmarsh

in Dirty Love: The Genealogy of the Ancient Greek Novel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780199742653
eISBN:
9780190880798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199742653.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In the light of the findings of this book, the ‘Hellenocentric’ romances of Chariton and Xenophon look less like a point of origin for the Greek romance and more an exception against the larger ... More


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