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By Pierre Destrée, Penelope Murray

ISBN-10: 1444337645

ISBN-13: 9781444337648

The first of its type, A spouse to old Aesthetics offers a synoptic view of the humanities, which crosses conventional obstacles and explores the classy event of the ancients throughout quite a number media—oral, aural, visible, and literary.

  • Investigates the various ways that the humanities have been skilled and conceptualized within the old world
  • Explores the classy adventure of the ancients throughout a number media, treating literary, oral, aural, and visible arts jointly in one volume
  • Presents an built-in point of view at the significant subject matters of historic aesthetics which demanding situations conventional demarcations
  • Raises questions about the similarities and changes among old and glossy methods of pondering where of paintings in society

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2002. Inventing Homer: The Early Reception of Epic. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Griffith, M. 1990. ” In Griffith and Mastronarde, 185–207. Griffith, M. , eds. 1990. Cabinet of the Muses: Essays on Classical and Comparative Literature in Honor of Thomas G. Rosenmeyer. Atlanta: Scholars Press. , ed. 1992. The Iconography of Greek Cult in the Archaic and Classical Periods. Liège: Centre d’Étude de la Religion Grecque Antique. J. 1989. ” Mnemosyne 42: 24–40. Herington, J. 1985. Poetry into Drama.

Eds. 1990. Cabinet of the Muses: Essays on Classical and Comparative Literature in Honor of Thomas G. Rosenmeyer. Atlanta: Scholars Press. , ed. 1992. The Iconography of Greek Cult in the Archaic and Classical Periods. Liège: Centre d’Étude de la Religion Grecque Antique. J. 1989. ” Mnemosyne 42: 24–40. Herington, J. 1985. Poetry into Drama. Early Tragedy and the Greek Poetic Tradition. Berkeley: University of California Press. Hobden, F. 2013. The Symposion in Ancient Greek Society and Thought.

At lines 166–175 the narrator makes a light‐hearted contract, promising to spread the fame of some virtuosic girl singer‐dancers, in return for their future testimony about his own talent. ” This scenario captures some key features of Archaic poetics. The resident maidens of Delos can recall the immediate past as well as the distant horizons of myth, thus binding the broader Panhellenic world to their “epichoric” or local traditions about Apollo. Their miraculous mimetic performance, we are told, resonates powerfully with the emotional experience of every spectator (Peponi 2009).

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