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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


The Shoemaker (ΣΚΥΤΕΥΣ‎)

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/9780856688836.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter talks about Mêtrô in Herodas' Mimiamb 7, who made clear contact with Kerdôn and is on equal intimate footing with him. It analyses the line on Kerdôn selling shoes to Mêtrô's companions, ... More


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


Introduction

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/9780856688836.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses the publication of the second-century A.D. papyrus that contain eight and a fragmentary ninth of the Mimiambs of Herodas in 1891 by F.G. Kenyon. It explains how Herodas was ... More


The Go-Between or The Temptres (ΠΡΟΚΥΚΛΙΣ‎ Η‎ ΜΑΣΤΡΟΠΟΣ‎)

Graham Zanker (ed.)

in Aris & Phillips Classical Texts

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856688836
eISBN:
9781800342705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856688836.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter focuses on Herodas' first Mimiamb, which admirably illustrates Herodas' technique of characterization. It mentions the figure of Gyllis, who speaks over two-thirds of the first Mimiamb's ... More


The Brothel Keeper (ΠΟΡΝΟΒΟΣΚΟΣ‎)

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/9780856688836.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter talks about Battaros in Herodas' second Mimiamb as a representative of a type in Middle and New Comedy, such as the brothel-keeper. It discloses how Battaros is related to a type in mime ... More


The Teacher (ΔΙΔΑΣΚΑΛΟΣ‎)

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/9780856688836.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines Herodas' Mimiamb 3, which is unique among the poems preserved by the papyrus as it deals with a family. It describes the characterization of Mêtrotimê and her family ... More


Women Offering a Dedication and a Sacrifice to Asklêplos (ΑΣΚΛΗΠΙΩΙ‎ ΑΝΑΤΙΘΕΙΣΑΙ‎ ΚΑΙ‎ ΘΥΣΙΑΖΟΥΣΑΙ‎)

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/9780856688836.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter focuses on the fourth Mimiamb, in which Herodas give hints of the scene as the Koan Asklêpieion, and constructs a precise picture of women's movements within the precincts of the ... More


The Jealous Woman (ΖΗΛΟΤΥΠΟΣ‎)

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/9780856688836.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter mentions W. Geoffrey Arnott, who rightly regards Herodas's Mimiamb 5 as an instructive example of the mosaic technique. It explains the mosaic technique as a general type or basic ... More


Women Visiting or Women Having a Private Chat (ΦΙΛΙΑΖΟΥΣΑΙ‎ Η‎ ΙΔΙΑΖΟΥΣΑΙ‎)

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/9780856688836.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines Herodas' technique of creating an interplay between Korittô and Mêtrô in the sixth Mimiamb, which is almost as important as his characterization of the two women. It cites ... More


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