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Epilogue

Jessica Priestley

in Herodotus and Hellenistic Culture: Literary Studies in the Reception of the Histories

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199653096
eISBN:
9780191766459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653096.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, European History: BCE to 500CE

Some 300 years after Herodotus lived, the most famous and important of the Homeric critics and Alexandrian philologists, Aristarchus of Samothrace, wrote a Commentary on Herodotus. The Commentary ... More


. Greek Oratory

THOMAS K. HUBBARD

in Homosexuality in Greece and Rome: A Sourcebook of Basic Documents

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223813
eISBN:
9780520936508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223813.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Like comedy, Athenian forensic oratory provides insight into popular attitudes toward homosexual practices. The orators give a rich store of valuable information about Greek daily life and thus ... More


From Gossip to Action

Esther Eidinow

in Envy, Poison, and Death: Women on Trial in Classical Athens

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199562602
eISBN:
9780191747304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562602.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines how the texts analysed in the previous three chapters reveal the role of gossip in expressing and generating interpretations of puzzling events. Such events are usually ... More


Aristotle and Aristarchus on the Meaning of κέρας in the Iliad

Robert Mayhew

in Aristotle's Lost Homeric Problems: Textual Studies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198834564
eISBN:
9780191872662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834564.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines numerous texts—Homeric scholia and Eustathius’ commentary on Iliad 11.385, and Plutarch’s Whether Land or Sea Animals Are Cleverer 24—in which Aristotle and/or Aristarchus are ... More


Starting from Homer

Barbara Weiden Boyd

in Ovid's Homer: Authority, Repetition, Reception

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190680046
eISBN:
9780190680077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680046.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, World History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 1 surveys the place of Homer in Roman literary culture before Ovid, including the prominent place of the Iliad and Odyssey in early education and the role played by Livius Andronicus and ... More


The End of the Odyssey and of Revenge

Alexander C. Loney

in The Ethics of Revenge and the Meanings of the Odyssey

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190909673
eISBN:
9780190909703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190909673.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter deals with the apparent problem of the end of the Odyssey. The poem could have ended with Odysseus’ and Penelope’s reunion, but it continues in order to provide a final statement on ... More


Text and Wisdom in the Letter of Aristeas

Myrto Hatzimichali

in Hellenism and the Local Communities of the Eastern Mediterranean: 400 BCE-250 CE

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198805663
eISBN:
9780191843617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805663.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the Letter of Aristeas, a text that presents Jewish-Greek interaction in a number of arenas, including political power, pilgrimage and travel, material wealth, and everyday ... More


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