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Homeric Conversation

by Deborah Beck Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
02/2006
ISBN:
9780674019621
Format:
Pbk 0 pages

Homeric Conversation is the first full-length study of conversation in the Homeric poems. Deborah Beck argues that conversation...

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Poetic and Performative Memory in Ancient Greece: Heroic Reference and Ritual Gestures in Time and Space

by Claude Calame Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
10/2009
ISBN:
9780674021242
Format:
Pbk 275 pages

Philosophers have often reflected on the Ancient Greeks' concepts of time, but an anthropological approach is necessary to understand...

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Comparative Anthropology of Ancient Greece

by Marcel Detienne Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
09/2009
ISBN:
9780674021259
Format:
Pbk 142 pages

Comparative Anthropology of Ancient Greece looks at the anthropology of the Greeks and other cultures across space and time, and...

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Culture of Kitharoidia

by Timothy Power Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
12/2010
ISBN:
9780674021389
Format:
Pbk 652 pages

Kitharoidia was arguably the most popular, most geographically widespread, and longest-running performance genre in antiquity....

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Pindar's Verbal Art: An Ethnographic Study of Epinician Style

by James Bradley Wells Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
02/2010
ISBN:
9780674036277
Format:
Pbk 250 pages

In Pindaras Verbal Art, James Bradley Wells argues that the victory song is a traditional art form that appealed to a popular...

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Genos Dikanikon: Amateur and Professional Speech in the Courtrooms of Classical Athens

by Victor Bers Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
10/2009
ISBN:
9780674032033
Format:
Pbk 160 pages

Under the Athenian democracy, litigants were expected to speak for themselves, though they could memorize a speech written for...

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Hippota Nestor

by Douglas Frame Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
03/2010
ISBN:
9780674032903
Format:
Pbk 600 pages

This book is about the Homeric figure Nestor. This study is important because it reveals a level of deliberate irony in the Homeric...

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Homer the Classic

by Gregory Nagy Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
02/2010
ISBN:
9780674033269
Format:
Pbk 650 pages

Homer the Classic is about the reception of Homeric poetry from the fifth through the first century BCE. The study of this reception...

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From Listeners to Viewers: Space in the Iliad

by Christos Tsagalis Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
10/2012
ISBN:
9780674067110
Format:
Pbk 566 pages

What do we mean by aspacea in the Iliad? The aim of this book is to offer a systematic and comprehensive presentation of the different...

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Plato's Rhapsody and Homer's Music: The Poetics of the Panathenaic Festival in Classical Athens

by Gregory Nagy Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
12/2002
ISBN:
9780674009639
Format:
Pbk 136 pages

The festival of the Panathenaia, held in Athens every summer to celebrate the birthday of the city's goddess, Athena, was the...

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Embroidered with Gold, Strung with Pearls: The Traditional Ballads of Bosnian Women

by Aida Vidan Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
06/2003
ISBN:
9780674011076
Format:
Pbk 0 pages

Bosnian traditional ballads have intrigued many by their beauty and eloquence, from Goethe's poetic interest in them in the eighteenth...

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Master of the Game: Competition and Performance in Greek Poetry

by Derek Collins Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
01/2005
ISBN:
9780674016446
Format:
Pbk 0 pages

The interest in the performance of ancient Greek poetry has grown dramatically in recent years. But the competitive dimension...

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Black Doves Speak: Herodotus and the Languages of Barbarians

by Rosaria Munson Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
07/2005
ISBN:
9780674017900
Format:
Pbk 0 pages

In Greek thought, barbaroi are utterers of unintelligible or inarticulate sounds. What importance does the text of Herodotus's...

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Amphoteroglossia: A Poetics of the Twelfth-Century Medieval Greek Novel

by Panagiotis Roilos Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
02/2006
ISBN:
9780674017917
Format:
Pbk 376 pages

This work offers the first systematic and interdisciplinary study of the poetics of the twelfth-century medieval Greek novel....

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Weaving Truth: Essays on Language and the Female in Greek Thought

by Ann Bergren Center for Hellenic Studies
Pub Date:
12/2008
ISBN:
9780674023727
Format:
Pbk 424 pages

'What if truth were a woman?' asked Nietzsche. In ancient Greek thought, truth in language has a special relation to the female...

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