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Laudes Campaniae: Myth and Fantasies of Power in Statius’ Silvae

Gianpiero Rosati

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/9780198807742.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter illustrates the ‘mythicization of everyday life’ through an analysis of Statius’ villa of Pollius Felix (Silv. 3.1) and its seaside location where mythic figures, sea nymphs and satyrs, ... More


The Paradigm of the Poets

Michael Herren

in The Anatomy of Myth: The Art of Interpretation from the Presocratics to the Church Fathers

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190606695
eISBN:
9780190606725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190606695.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter relates the contents of Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey and Hesiod’s Theogony and Works and Days to other authoritative documents of the ancient Near East, namely, the Epic of Gilgamesh, the ... More


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