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Aeginetan Odes, Reperformance, and Pindaric Intertextuality

Andrew Morrison

in Aegina: Contexts for Choral Lyric Poetry: Myth, History, and Identity in the Fifth Century BC

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199546510
eISBN:
9780191594922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546510.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter investigates the different performances (including reperformances) and audiences of Pindar's Aeginetan odes, one of the two main clusters of Pindaric odes for victors from one locale ... More


4. Nemean 5: Peleus’ Wedding Song

Anne Pippin Burnett

in Pindar's Songs for Young Athletes of Aigina

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199277940
eISBN:
9780191707841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277940.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines Nemean 5, a wedding song and the first surviving ode written by Pindar for an Aiginetan, commissioned by a nobleman named Lampon for his son Pytheas. Lampon takes a close ... More


And Below

in Abysmal: A Critique of Cartographic Reason

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226629308
eISBN:
9780226629322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226629322.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Points and lines were the stellar guides not only of the Babylonians but eventually also of Pytheas from Massalia (presently Marseilles), the Greek traveler who some time before 320 BCE left his home ... More


Sea Lungs, Godly Commerce, and Projections

Charles Officer and Jake Page

in A Fabulous Kingdom: The Exploration of the Arctic

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199837809
eISBN:
9780190267872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199837809.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter narrates the account of Pytheas, the first classic explorer who ventured the Arctic during the Mediterranean Period. Pytheas was a Greek living in the colonial city of Massilia, and an ... More


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