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J.H. Kim On Chong-Gossard
In Greek tragedy, women constantly struggle to control language. This book shows how aspects of women’s communication—song, silence and secret-keeping as female verbal genres, and the challenges of speaking out of place—constitute a decisive factor in Euripides’ portrayal of gender.
Based on the understanding of the term rhetoric that transcends the notion of literary genre, this book offers new answers to the questions of the provenance and the role of the main rhetorical strategies in Lucretius’ De rerum natura.
David H. Conwell
Driven by the proposition that the Athenians would not have relied on the Long Walls when their navy was weak, this comprehensive history of the structures dates each construction phase, examines the walls’ purpose, and chronicles their fluctuating viability.
Margaret Rachel Kitzinger
This volume argues for a fundamental difference in the modes of expression of actor and chorus in Sophoklean tragedy. The chorus views the action and the world of the play from the perspective of dancers and singers, while the actors' understanding is shaped by the responsibility they have to ...
Edited by Irene J.F. de Jong and René Nünlist
This is the second volume of a new narratological history of Ancient Greek lietrature, which deals with aspects of time: the order in which events are narrated, the amount of time devoted to the naration, and the number of times they are presented.
Edited by J. den Boeft, J.W. Drijvers, D. den Hengst and H.C. Teitler
The papers in this volume treat historical, historiographical and literary aspects of the last six books of Ammianus Marcellinus’ Res Gestae, which deal with the period between the death of Julian (363) and the Roman defeat at Hadrianople (378).
Edited by Victoria Jennings and Andrea Katsaros
Sixteen international contributors offer the first comprehensive examination of the life, works and reception of Ion of Chios, the prolific and innovative fifth century BC writer (variously prose and poetry) on classical Greek mythology, history and society.
Drawing on proverbs and proverb-like sentences found in Ancient Egyptian and Greek wisdom collections, this book offers an original insight into the literary production of these two Mediterranean civilizations, comparing their manner of conveying timeless wisdom and reconsidering the status of ...
By looking at aspects of Medea that are largely overlooked in the criticism, this book aims at an open and multiple reading. It shows that stories presented in the drama of 5th century Athens are not unrelated to human beings who actually exist.
This book investigates the cosmological context of Pindar’s odes, and how it influences his presentation of praise. An overview of cosmological ideas based on gnomai is complemented by detailed literary analyses showing that these ideas are modified according to a victor’s circumstances.
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