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Some Poetic Connections of Lycophron’s Alexandra

Adrian Hollis

in Hesperos: Studies in Ancient Greek Poetry Presented to M. L. West on his Seventieth Birthday

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199285686
eISBN:
9780191713958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285686.003.0019
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

It is not surprising that, of all the issues raised by the Alexandra, scholars should have devoted most time and effort to historical and geographical problems — to the identification of kings and ... More


The Alexandra of Lycophron: A Literary Study

Charles McNelis and Alexander Sens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199601899
eISBN:
9780191827525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601899.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The obscurity of Lycophron’s Alexandra was already notorious in antiquity and has long hampered a holistic approach to the poem. Through a series of distinct but closely integrated literary studies ... More


Introduction

Marco Fantuzzi

in Achilles in Love: Intertextual Studies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199603626
eISBN:
9780191746321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603626.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Synchronic typology of Achilles loves (and transvestism), compared to the loves (and transvestism) of Heracles, another of the most invincible heroes of Greek mythology: Achilles and Heracles as ... More


Introduction

Charles McNelis and Alexander Sens

in The Alexandra of Lycophron: A Literary Study

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199601899
eISBN:
9780191827525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601899.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Lycophron’s Alexandra, at its core, takes up a question that runs through Greek literature from its inception: what is the relationship between poetic artifice and the truth? By exploiting the formal ... More


The Persian Wars: New Versions and New Contexts

Jessica Priestley

in Herodotus and Hellenistic Culture: Literary Studies in the Reception of the Histories

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199653096
eISBN:
9780191766459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653096.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter assesses the impact of Herodotus' account of the Persian Wars in the Hellenistic period. Firstly, it discusses the assimilation of the invasion of Greece by the Gauls in the third ... More


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