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Joseph of Exeter: The Trojan War

A. K. Bate (ed.)

in Joseph of Exeter: Trojan War: Books I-III

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856682940
eISBN:
9781800342729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856682940.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter covers Joseph of Exeter's epic The Trojan War, which was composed in Reims in the first years of the 1180s. It begins with details of the first destruction of Troy and Priam's escape ... More


Fights with Kētē, Sea-Serpents

Daniel Ogden

in Drakōn: Dragon Myth and Serpent Cult in the Greek and Roman Worlds

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199557325
eISBN:
9780191745997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557325.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Archaeology: Classical

Chapter 3 turns to the drakontes’ marine cousins, the kētē or ‘sea serpents.’ These present a methodological difficulty for us insofar as, despite their serpentine nature, the term drakōn is seldom ... More


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