Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-5 of 5 items

  • Keywords: choreia x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

The Dance of the Muses: Choral Theory and Ancient Greek Poetics

A. P. David

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199292400
eISBN:
9780191711855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199292400.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book develops an authentic and revolutionary musical analysis of ancient Greek poetry. It brings the interpretation of ancient verse into step with the sorts of analyses customarily enjoyed by ... More


Introduction: The Right Comparison

A. P. David

in The Dance of the Muses: Choral Theory and Ancient Greek Poetics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199292400
eISBN:
9780191711855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199292400.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This introductory chapter prepares the way for new theories of epic and lyric poetics, particularly Homeric poetics, based on the notion of choreia (χορεία), by pointing out the comparatist ... More


Muses and Mysteries

Alex Hardie

in Music and the Muses: The Culture of Mousike in the Classical Athenian City

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199242399
eISBN:
9780191714078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242399.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter examines the role of music in mystery cults. Looking at relationships between the Muses, Orpheus, Dionysus, and initiation rites such as those at Eleusis, it argues that choreia was an ... More


Choral Prayer in Greek Tragedy: Euphemia or Aischrologia?

Eva Stehle

in Music and the Muses: The Culture of Mousike in the Classical Athenian City

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199242399
eISBN:
9780191714078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242399.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter examines the relationship of the chorus in tragedy to ritual choreia. It argues that ritual modes of approaching the gods can be divided into two types: euphemic and aischrologic. The ... More


The Chorus and Society

Lucy C. M. M. Jackson

in The Chorus of Drama in the Fourth Century BCE: Presence and Representation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198844532
eISBN:
9780191880025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844532.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The chorus is frequently used as an analogue for the dynamics between a leader and those who follow. Chapter 7 focuses on two early ‘political theorists’, Xenophon and Plato, and the way they often ... More


View: