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 Argonaut Orpheus

Vanessa Agnew

in Enlightenment Orpheus: The Power of Music in Other Worlds

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195336665
eISBN:
9780199868544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336665.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Focusing on Charles Burney's 1772 central European journey to collect material for a general history of music, this chapter shows how travel and musical mapping were co-opted for the making of a ... More


Gigantomachy and Civil War in Cyzicus

Tim Stover

in Epic and Empire in Vespasianic Rome: A New Reading of Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199644087
eISBN:
9780191741951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644087.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter demonstrates that Valerius depicts the battle between the Doliones and Argonauts in Cyzicus as a terrestrial Gigantomachy. Gigantomachic motifs are used to distinguish the good from the ... More


Greece as Center

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/9780199731572.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

The account of the Argonauts’ launching of the Argo and departure from Iolkos in Greece in the first half of Book 1 establishes Greece as spatially and conceptually central in the poem, and the Argo ... More


Ariadne in Catullus 64

REBECCA ARMSTRONG

in Cretan Women: Pasiphae, Ariadne, and Phaedra in Latin Poetry

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199284030
eISBN:
9780191712500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284030.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter focuses on the depiction of Ariadne in Catullus 64. Catullus' sixty-fourth poem is an extraordinary work, which takes the form of the Hellenistic epyllion, already a subtly sophisticated ... More


Golden Era

David Kipen

in San Francisco in the 1930s: The WPA Guide to the City by the Bay

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268807
eISBN:
9780520948877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268807.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Golden Era's youthful founders, Rollin M. Dagget, who was only nineteen years old when he arrived on the Coast, and J. MacDonough Foard, who was only twenty-one, had followed Horace Greeley's own ... More


Social Heritage

David Kipen

in San Francisco in the 1930s: The WPA Guide to the City by the Bay

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268807
eISBN:
9780520948877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268807.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Of all the arts San Franciscans have practiced, the one they have most nearly perfected is the art of living, but hedonism is only one of the elements of which San Francisco's civilized social ... More


Commentary

D. E. Hill

in Ovid: Metamorphoses: Books XIII-XV (plus indexes to all volumes)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856687334
eISBN:
9781800343153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856687334.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter includes the commentary on books 13 to 15 of Ovid's Metamorphoses. It cites the Pagasae, which was a town on the borders of Magnesia and Thessaly where the Argo was built, and Colchis, ... More


The French Argonauts Return to France: The Close of the California Adventure

Malcolm J. Rohrbough

in Rush to Gold: The French and the California Gold Rush, 1848–1854

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300181401
eISBN:
9780300182187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181401.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

What happened to the French Argonauts who traveled to California? The large numbers of French Argonauts who came to California in response to the gold discoveries consisted of varied groups—members ... More


The Cinematic Argonautica

Joanna Paul

in Film and the Classical Epic Tradition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199542925
eISBN:
9780191745881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542925.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The myth of Jason and the Argonauts, preserved in two extant epics by Apollonius and Valerius Flaccus, has inspired a number of films. This chapter builds on the discussion of Homer by exploring how ... More


With (a) God on Our Side: Ancient Ritual Practices and Imagery in Flavian Epic

Marco Fucecchi

in Ritual and Religion in Flavian Epic

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199644094
eISBN:
9780191745010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644094.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter illustrates that ancient religious rituals (euocatio and translatiodeorum), connected with war or motivated by other situations of crisis in the life of Roman republican society, play a ... More


Doctus Poeta – The Uses of Learning

John Godwin

in Reading Catullus

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781904675631
eISBN:
9781781380703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675631.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines Catullus' poems 63 and 64 in order to see the learned allusions used in the poem. Catullus is known for not relying on learned allusions, making him famous in several Latin ... More


Hellenistic literature: Ephorus, Callimachus, and Apollonius Rhodius

Anke Walter

in Time in Ancient Stories of Origin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198843832
eISBN:
9780191879531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843832.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In the Histories, the fourth-century historian Ephorus engages with one of the central aetia of the past: the story of how Apollo founded the oracle in Delphi (F 31b). Ephorus shifts the emphasis ... More


Re-(en)gendering Heroism: Reflective Nostalgia for Peplum’s Golden Age of Heroes in Hercules: The Legendary Journeys 2.14 (1996)

Vincent Tomasso

in Screening the Golden Ages of the Classical Tradition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474440844
eISBN:
9781474460279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440844.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In this first chapter investigating the golden ages of heroes, Tomasso examines how nostalgia for the mid-twentieth century golden age of peplum (“sword and sandal”) films, which inspired the heroic ... More


Catullan Wanderings: Traversing the Empire, Traversing the Self

Basil Dufallo

in Disorienting Empire: Republican Latin Poetry's Wanderers

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197571781
eISBN:
9780197571811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197571781.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

A symbol of disorientation par excellence, the Cretan Labyrinth has become an emblematic image of Catullus’s longest extant work, his “epyllion,” poem 64, on the marriage of Peleus and Thetis. ... More


The Odyssey in Context

M. L. West

in The Making of the Odyssey

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198718369
eISBN:
9780191787652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718369.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Odyssey poet knew and drew upon the Iliad, Hesiod, and some Ionian elegy and iambus. He was familiar with much of the subject matter of the Epic Cycle, and he knew poetry about Heracles’ exploits ... More


The Poem in the Making

M. L. West

in The Making of the Odyssey

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198718369
eISBN:
9780191787652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718369.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The poet’s treatment of his material is here analysed. He filled out the picture of Odysseus’ family and environment; invented the journey of Telemachos as a means of sketching in the returns of ... More


The Land of Inachus

Thomas Russell

in Byzantium and the Bosporus: A Historical Study, from the Seventh Century BC until the Foundation of Constantinople

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198790525
eISBN:
9780191831720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790525.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

An exploration of the geographic and hydrographic features of the Bosporus strait, and the ways in which they impacted on the lives of the inhabitants of Byzantium. This chapter investigates how the ... More


Introduction

Simon Hornblower and Giulia Biffis

in The Returning Hero: nostoi and Traditions of Mediterranean Settlement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198811428
eISBN:
9780191848421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811428.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Introduction begins by briefly summarizing the remaining chapters. After a prefatory section, it examines the word nostos and cognates. A long section on nostos in Greek literature and history ... More


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