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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


Aesthetics in Stoicism and Stoicism in Aesthetics

Aistė Čelkytė

in The Stoic Theory of Beauty

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474461610
eISBN:
9781474490559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474461610.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The Stoic definition of beauty and the way in which beauty vocabulary is used in various arguments are remarkably consistent. This coherence suggests that the Stoic engagement with this area of ... More


Mathematical Pythagoreanism and Plato’s Cratylus

Phillip Sidney Horky

in Plato and Pythagoreanism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199898220
eISBN:
9780199345519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898220.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter traces Plato's philosophical responses to the puzzle of Epicharmus' “Growing Argument” in the earlier and middle dialogues of Plato, especially Euthyphro and Cratylus. Plato's approach ... More


The Flea from Tangier

Christoph Irmscher

in Max Eastman: A Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300222562
eISBN:
9780300227758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222562.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Max Eastman secretly marries the brilliant activist and artist Ida Rauh (1877–1970), who introduces him to socialism. A honeymoon trip takes the couple to Europe, where an annoying flea Max picks up ... More


Cities-Before-Cities: ‘Prefoundational’ Myth and the Construction of Greek Civic Space

Daniel W. Berman

in Myths on the Map: The Storied Landscapes of Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198744771
eISBN:
9780191805936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744771.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Foundation myths are a crucial component of many Greek cities’ identities. But the mythic tradition also represents many cities and their spaces before they were cities at all. This study examines ... More


Sicily and Magna Graecia (South Italy)

Simon Hornblower

in Lykophron's Alexandra, Rome, and the Hellenistic World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198723684
eISBN:
9780191790775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198723684.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Religions

The Alexandra is full of allusions to and whole sections about south Italy and to a lesser extent Sicily. This makes it likely that the poet came from southern Italy. Eastern Sicily hardly features, ... More


Rhodes

Simon Hornblower

in Lykophron's Alexandra, Rome, and the Hellenistic World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198723684
eISBN:
9780191790775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198723684.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Religions

Rhodes in Lykophron is a puzzle. The poet believes that Rhodians from the east Aegean tried to settle in the Croton region of south Italy after the Trojan war, and implies that they failed. But there ... More


Conclusion

Simon Hornblower

in Lykophron's Alexandra, Rome, and the Hellenistic World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198723684
eISBN:
9780191790775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198723684.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Religions

The Alexandra is a strongly political poem. Other candidates for the description are considered. The 190s BC are argued to be a turning-point in Roman history, especially in the sphere of colonizing ... More


Croton: Astylus and Philippus

Nigel Nicholson

in The Poetics of Victory in the Greek West: Epinician, Oral Tradition, and the Deinomenid Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190209094
eISBN:
9780190209117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190209094.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores the genesis of the opposition between epinician and the hero-athlete in the Greek west narrative through a comparison of the hero-athlete narrative of Philippus of Croton and ... More


Music and the Soul

Eleonora Rocconi

in Early Greek Ethics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198758679
eISBN:
9780191818592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198758679.003.0027
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The belief that music can affect the human soul was deeply rooted in ancient Greece. Many philosophers tried to describe the sympathetic responses of human beings to musical performances and their ... More


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