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The Theogony in the Archaic and Classical Periods

Stephen Scully

in Hesiod’s Theogony: from Near Eastern Creation Myths to Paradise Lost

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190253967
eISBN:
9780190253981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190253967.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This lengthy chapter examines the reception of the Theogony from c.600 BCE to the end of the Classical period. Points of discussion include: What separates Hesiod and Homer from other epic poets? ... More


The Serpent Son (1979): A Science Fiction Aesthetic?

Tony Keen

in Ancient Greece on British Television

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474412599
eISBN:
9781474449526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474412599.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter discusses the aesthetics of the BBC’s 1979 production of Frederick Raphael and Kenneth McLeish’s The Serpent Son, an adaptation of Aeschylus’ Oresteia trilogy, which critics at the time ... More


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