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Chariton of Aphrodisias and the Invention of the Greek Love Novel

Stefan Tilg

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199576944
eISBN:
9780191722486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576944.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

No issue in scholarship on the ancient novel has been discussed as hotly as the origin of the Greek love novel, also known as the ‘ideal’ novel. The present book proposes a new solution to this old ... More


True Love and Immediate Recognition

Silvia Montiglio

in Love and Providence: Recognition in the Ancient Novel

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199916047
eISBN:
9780199980239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916047.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter deals with recognitions in the novels of Chariton and Xenophon of Ephesus, usually termed “pre-Sophistic.” In both novels, the lovers recognize each other and are reunited after a long ... More


‘The Power of Our Mouths’: Gossip as a Female Mode of Revenge1

Fiona McHardy

in Revenge and Gender in Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474414098
eISBN:
9781474449502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414098.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines gendered methods of revenge as depicted in ancient Greek literature and court trails. While men favour physical attacks or judicial processes when taking revenge on an enemy, ... More


Iphigenia’s Imperial Escapades

Edith Hall

in Adventures with Iphigenia in Tauris: A Cultural History of Euripides' Black Sea Tragedy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195392890
eISBN:
9780199979257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195392890.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Iphigenia in Tauris made an impact on the Roman culture was through the broad cultural dissemination of the type of escape plot in which a young Greek woman and man are separated, ... More


Plutarch's Rhythmic Prose

G. O. Hutchinson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198821717
eISBN:
9780191860928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821717.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Greek literature is divided, like many literatures, into poetry and prose; but in the earlier Roman Empire, 31 BC to AD 300, much Greek (and Latin) prose was written in one organized rhythmic system. ... More


Conclusion

G. O. Hutchinson

in Plutarch's Rhythmic Prose

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198821717
eISBN:
9780191860928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821717.003.0026
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Form, on the most detailed level, turns out to be inextricably connected with expression, meaning, and larger structure. Perhaps modern scholars underestimate form, as is apparent from the greater ... More


Latin Poetry in the Ancient Greek Novels

Daniel Jolowicz

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780192894823
eISBN:
9780191915680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192894823.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This work establishes and explores connections between Greek imperial literature and Latin poetry. As such, it challenges conventional thinking about literary and cultural interaction of the period, ... More


“Torn between Hope and Despair”: Narrative Foreshadowing and Suspense in the Greek Novel

Laurel Fulkerson

in Hope, Joy, and Affection in the Classical World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190278298
eISBN:
9780190603786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190278298.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter explores how the emotion of hope works in the ancient Greek novel, beginning from the fact that in this genre alone, it seems to be a positive emotion, rather than foreshadowing doom or ... More


Sourcing Callirhoe

Tim Whitmarsh

in Dirty Love: The Genealogy of the Ancient Greek Novel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780199742653
eISBN:
9780190880798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199742653.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chariton’s Callirhoe is the earliest extant example of the Greek novel. What preceding texts are there that resemble it? Martin Braun demonstrated in the 1930s that many of the motifs that we think ... More


A Distraught Hero (Chariton 3.5.5–6)

G. O. Hutchinson

in Plutarch's Rhythmic Prose

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198821717
eISBN:
9780191860928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821717.003.0018
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The book now sets the Plutarchan passages in a larger context by considering passages from novelists. The passage from Chariton portrays the young hero Chaereas preparing to set sail. The emotional ... More


A Blasé Mother (Plutarch, Cleomenes 43 (22).4–5)

G. O. Hutchinson

in Plutarch's Rhythmic Prose

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198821717
eISBN:
9780191860928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821717.003.0019
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The preceding passage of Chariton is set against another passage from Plutarch’s Agis and Cleomenes (cf. ch. 17). Cleomenes’ mother treats herself and her relationship with her son very differently ... More


Bewilderments of Joy (Heliodorus 10.38.3–4)

G. O. Hutchinson

in Plutarch's Rhythmic Prose

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198821717
eISBN:
9780191860928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821717.003.0020
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

A climactic non-rhythmic passage from a novelist is analysed, to show its difference from Chariton, and more especially from the passage in the next chapter. The passage is climactic, part of the ... More


Chaereas Lives (Chariton 5.8.1–3)

G. O. Hutchinson

in Plutarch's Rhythmic Prose

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198821717
eISBN:
9780191860928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821717.003.0021
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

A climactic point in Chariton contrasts with the passage of Heliodorus considered in the previous chapter. The language of theatre is used in both; but Chariton orchestrates an almost operatic ... More


The King of Persia is Put in His Place (Chariton 8.5.5–7)

G. O. Hutchinson

in Plutarch's Rhythmic Prose

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198821717
eISBN:
9780191860928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821717.003.0022
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

At another big moment in Chariton, the queen of Persia arrives by sea and is restored to her astonished husband. The passage conveys with refinement the mixed feelings of the king, who loves both his ... More


A Father Struggles (Heliodorus 10.16.1–2)

G. O. Hutchinson

in Plutarch's Rhythmic Prose

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198821717
eISBN:
9780191860928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821717.003.0023
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Emotional conflict is elaborately and heroically portrayed in another part of Heliodorus’ finale. Contrast between the sexes, and some humour, enter in too. The king Hydaspes is torn between fatherly ... More


Some Tears in Achilles Tatius (Achilles 6.7.3–7)

G. O. Hutchinson

in Plutarch's Rhythmic Prose

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198821717
eISBN:
9780191860928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821717.003.0024
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Another novelist provides in some respects a point in between Chariton and Heliodorus. His elaborate expatiation on tears and the lover put rhythm at the service of an intricate treatment of the mind ... More


How Greek Is the Greek Romance?

Tim Whitmarsh

in Dirty Love: The Genealogy of the Ancient Greek Novel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780199742653
eISBN:
9780190880798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199742653.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In the light of the findings of this book, the ‘Hellenocentric’ romances of Chariton and Xenophon look less like a point of origin for the Greek romance and more an exception against the larger ... More


Chariton and Latin Elegy I: The Language of Love

Daniel Jolowicz

in Latin Poetry in the Ancient Greek Novels

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780192894823
eISBN:
9780191915680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192894823.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 1 establishes Latin love elegy (especially Propertius) as an important frame of reference for Chariton, and explores a number of characteristics (lexical and thematic) that all constitute an ... More


Chariton and Latin Elegy II: Ovidian Letters and Exile

Daniel Jolowicz

in Latin Poetry in the Ancient Greek Novels

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780192894823
eISBN:
9780191915680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192894823.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 2 establishes Ovid’s Heroides, Tristia, and Epistulae ex Ponto as central to a number of specific features of Chariton’s novel (especially the embedded letters). Section 2.2 focuses on the ... More


Chariton and Vergil’s Aeneid

Daniel Jolowicz

in Latin Poetry in the Ancient Greek Novels

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780192894823
eISBN:
9780191915680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192894823.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 3 develops a case for Chariton’s engagement with Vergil’s Aeneid. This is on a number of fronts, and argues that Chariton latches onto a cluster of phenomena in Vergil that fall under the ... More


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