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Aetiology Overseas: From Epic to Ethnic Identity in Megale Hellas

Barbara Kowalzig

in Singing for the Gods: Performances of Myth and Ritual in Archaic and Classical Greece

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199219964
eISBN:
9780191712968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219964.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter discusses that the cult of Artemis of Metapontion is caught up in the complicated processes of self-definition, involving changing populations all referring to this deity. It explains ... More


The Disappearance of Melampous in Bacchylides’ Ode 11

Margaret Foster

in Seer and the City: Religion, Politics, and Colonial Ideology in Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520295001
eISBN:
9780520967915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295001.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Chapter 4 reads Bacchylides’s Ode 11 as a specific example of the ideological suppression of the seer in colonial discourse. In his rendition of the myth of the Proitids, Bacchylides deliberately ... More


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