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A Dream (ΕΝΥΠΝΙΟΝ‎)

Graham Zanker (ed.)

in Herodas: Mimiambs

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856688836
eISBN:
9781800342705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856688836.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the self-conscious Hellenistic poets who were concerned to set their own seal or sphragis on their poetry, and to defend it against its detractors. It analyses how Herodas ... More


The Fragments

Graham Zanker (ed.)

in Herodas: Mimiambs

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856688836
eISBN:
9781800342705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856688836.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter focuses on the Fragments, which is part of Herodas' Mimiamb 8. It presents Hippônax, who criticizes Herodas' poetry for crossing the form of the genre of comic drama and the metre of the ... More


Herodas: Mimiambs

Graham Zanker (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856688836
eISBN:
9781800342705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856688836.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Before the publication of the second-century AD papyrus containing eight and a fragmentary ninth of the Mimiambs of Herodas in 1891, Herodas was known only through approximately twenty lines which ... More


excursus Epigram at Rome

in Martial: The World of the Epigram

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226252537
eISBN:
9780226252568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226252568.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter provides a brief survey of the epigram at Rome. When we use the term “epigram” today what comes to mind is more or less what Martial made of the form: closure, pointedness, wit, ... More


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