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Forgetting Epic

Andrew Wallace

in Virgil's Schoolboys: The Poetics of Pedagogy in Renaissance England

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199591244
eISBN:
9780191595561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591244.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter studies the relationship between one of the central preoccupations of educators (the need not just to teach but also somehow to enforce the retention of knowledge) and one of pedagogy's ... More


13. Olympian 8: Aiakos at the Walls of Troy

Anne Pippin Burnett

in Pindar's Songs for Young Athletes of Aigina

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199277940
eISBN:
9780191707841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277940.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Olympian 8 is the only Aiginetan ode by Pindar that celebrates an Olympic victory. In 460 BC, Alkimedon, a boy of the Blepsiad tribe, sailed round the Peloponnese, probably in ... More


The Epic Cycle: A Commentary on the Lost Troy Epics

M. L. West

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199662258
eISBN:
9780191745942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662258.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Iliad and Odyssey do not cover the main story of the Trojan War. The whole saga, which includes Zeus' plan to reduce the world's population, the Judgment of Paris and seduction of Helen, the ... More


‘a twilight smelling of Vergil’: Cummings, Classics, and the Great War

J. Alison Rosenblitt

in E. E. Cummings' Modernism and the Classics: Each Imperishable Stanza

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198767152
eISBN:
9780191821332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767152.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 6 considers Cummings as a war poet, drawing on the relationship between his war poetry and his engagement with the classical tradition. Cummings puts sex, gender, and sexual violence at the ... More


The Many Faces of Capua: Its Narrative and Programmatic Roles in Punica 11–13

Elina Pyy and Michiel van der Keur

in Campania in the Flavian Poetic Imagination

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198807742
eISBN:
9780191845567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807742.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter focuses on the complex identity of Capua through its past and present associations with Troy, Rome, and Carthage. Whilst Capua’s defection to Hannibal provides the conqueror with the ... More


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