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 Mercury

Michael Ward

in Planet Narnia: The Seven Heavens in the Imagination of C. S. Lewis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195313871
eISBN:
9780199871964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313871.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Mercury and Hermes in Lewis's scholarship, That Hideous Strength, and poetry. The Babel curse, multivalence, puns, and the faculty of componendo et dividendo. The donegality of The Horse and His Boy. ... More


House and Table

John N. Collins

in Diakonia: Re-Interpreting the Ancient Sources

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195396027
eISBN:
9780199852383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396027.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Stephanus raises the question whether our cognate words for “diakonia” are ever technical terms for officebearers and their functions in diplomacy between states. This book's earlier survey of the ... More


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


The Aftermath of Paracomedy

Craig Jendza

in Paracomedy: Appropriations of Comedy in Greek Tragedy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190090937
eISBN:
9780190090968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190090937.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores three cases where authors engage with paracomedy after the fifth century BCE. It proposes that the anonymous fourth-century BCE tragedy Rhesus employs paracomedy and that it ... More


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