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Conclusion

Jan P. Stronk

in Semiramis' Legacy: The History of Persia According to Diodorus of Sicily

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474414258
eISBN:
9781474430975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414258.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

It is futile to try and determine to which category of authors most ancient authors, emphatically including Diodorus of Sicily, belong. What is possible, is to value the account of ancient authors as ... More


Conclusion: Alexandria, Poetry, and Space

William G. Thalmann

in Apollonius of Rhodes and the Spaces of Hellenism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199731572
eISBN:
9780199896752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731572.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Although the Argonauts’ voyage describes a space with mainland Greece roughly at its center, the Argonautika was written in Alexandria, away from the traditional centers of Greek culture and with an ... More


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