A companion to ancient epic

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Wiley-Blackwell , Oxford, Malden, MA
Epic poetry -- History and criticism, Epic literature -- History and criticism, Epic poetry, Classical -- History and crit
Statementedited by John Miles Foley.
SeriesBlackwell companions to the ancient world
ContributionsFoley, John Miles.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1317 .C66 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 664 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23170852M
ISBN 139781405188388
LC Control Number2009290369

A Companion to Ancient Epic presents for the first time a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of ancient Near Eastern, Greek and Roman epic. It offers a multi-disciplinary discussion of both longstanding ideas and newer perspectives. A Companion to the Near Eastern, Greek, and Roman epic traditions Considers the interrelation between these different traditions Provides a balanced overview Reviews: 1.

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A key feature of the volume, designed to make the book as useful as possible, is the index of poems, poets 5/5(2). A Companion to Ancient Epic presents for the first time a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of ancient Near Eastern, Greek and Roman epic.

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It offers a multi-disciplinary discussion of both longstanding ideas and newer perspectives. This book: a Companion to the Near Eastern, Greek, and Roman epic traditions; considers the interrelation 5/5(1). A Companion to Ancient Epic presents for the first time a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of ancient Near Eastern, Greek and Roman epic.

It offers a multi-disciplinary discussion of both longstanding ideas and newer perspectives. A Companion to the Near Eastern, Greek, and Roman epic traditions Considers the interrelation between these different traditions Provides a balanced overview Author: John Miles Foley.

A Companion to Ancient Epic presents for the first time a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of ancient Near Eastern, Greek and Roman epic.

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It offers a multi-disciplinary discussion of both longstanding ideas and newer perspectives. A delightful look at the epic literary history of the short, poetic genre of the epigram From Nestor’s inscribed cup to tombstones, bathroom walls, and Twitter tweets, the ability to express oneself concisely and elegantly, continues to be an important part of literary history unlike any other.

This book examines the entire history of the epigram, from its beginnings as a purely epigraphic. Foley/Companion to Ancient Epic _3_posttoc Final Proof page 10 am Walter Burkert studied classics, history, and philosophy at Erlangen and Munich and has taught classics as professor at Berlin (–9) and Zurich (–96), and as.

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The Cambridge Companion to the Epic - edited by Catherine Bates April ) or Manilius (the beginning of the second book of his Astronomica). Given the thematic diversity of these poems, it is very hard to be prescriptive about the timbre of Roman (or Greek) epic, let alone to pin down a precise essence of such ancient poetry.

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CUP () h/b pp £ (ISBN ) This book embodies the revival of the Epic Cycle, a collection of archaic Greek epics, now largely lost, surviving only in fragments and prose summaries, long considered second-rate, but once part of the cultural and mythological backdrop against which Homer composed the Iliad and Odyssey and was himself [ ].

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Jack Sasson, “Comparative Observations on the Near Eastern Epic Traditions,” in A Companion to Ancient Epic, ed. John Miles Foley (Malden, MA: Blackwell, ), (7.) Lowell Edmunds, “Epic and Myth,” in A Companion to Ancient Epic, ed. John Miles Foley (Malden, MA: Blackwell, ), 31– A Companion to Ancient Epic presents for the first time a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of ancient Near Eastern, Greek and Roman epic.

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