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Crowds and Collective Affect in Romanos’s Biblical Retellings

Georgia Frank

in The Garb of Being: Embodiment and the Pursuit of Holiness in Late Ancient Christianity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780823287024
eISBN:
9780823288908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823287024.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter examines the role of internal groupings within the biblical episodes retold in Romanos the Melodist’s (ca. 555) hymns (or, kontakia). Performed for liturgical festivals, these sung ... More


Late Antiquity: Latin and Greek, Private, Public, Popular

Derek Attridge

in The Experience of Poetry: From Homer's Listeners to Shakespeare's Readers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198833154
eISBN:
9780191873898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833154.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The fourth to sixth centuries ad witnessed considerable poetic activity, which is the subject of this chapter. Itinerant poets gave performances, and festivals flourished. Poetry in both Latin and ... More


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