By John Sandys, Sir
Read or Download A history of classical scholarship / Vol. 3 PDF
Similar ancient & medieval literature books
An anthology of historic Egyptian literature, revised to supply clean translations of all of the texts in addition to a few 25 new entries, together with writings from the past due literature of the Demotic interval on the finish of classical Egyptian historical past. it is also an in depth bibliography.
In scripting this publication at the performs of recent Comedy the author's objective is to fill a niche within the latest literature by way of focusing on what one may search for in gazing and studying those performs and why such an workout will be fulfilling. The social comedy of Menander, Plautus and Terence supplied a mode of comedian drama which was once to turn out the basis of all next western comedy.
Introducing smooth readers to the riches of preaching in later medieval England, unique pupil Siegfried Wenzel deals translations of twenty-five Latin sermons written among 1350 and 1450. those conscientiously chosen and formerly untranslated sermons reveal how preachers built them and formed them to their very own reasons.
This publication is the 1st significant research of the potential through which the classical Athenians organised and funded their many competition choruses. It explores the mechanics of the establishment in which a minority of wealthy voters have been required to rearrange and pay for a competition refrain, together with choruses for tragic and comedian drama, and situates this accountability in the variety of events for elite management in Athens' difficult competition calendar.
- An introduction to the Irish language.
- The Ancient Critic at Work: Terms and Concepts of Literary Criticism in Greek Scholia
- Abusive Mouths in Classical Athens
- Socialising the Child in Late Medieval England, c. 1400-1600
- Theophrastus: Characters (Cambridge Classical Texts and Commentaries)
- Greek Tragedy (Yale Classical Studies)
Additional resources for A history of classical scholarship / Vol. 3
112. Luraghi 2013a: 19 argues that the image of the good basileus is created by reversing that of the tyrant, and he attributes its first formulation to Socrates or Xenophon, but this does not do enough justice to the Hesiodic picture. 32. 33. Introduction | 15 prominent intervention at Delphi and Olympia by dedication of war spoils and by the construction of monuments commemorating athletic and military victory. Gelon was an important player in the intensification of a culture of emulation at the panhellenic sanctuaries, and he would be followed by Hieron as he too sought to promote the recognition of his own triumphs in war and at the games.
38. A point Lefkowitz (1976: 104) also made in her reading of the odes. 39. Fearn 2009: 26–31. 36. 37. 22 | Introduction CHAPTER 2 The Deinomenids and Syracuse Introduction Hieron ruled over Syracuse at a time of great change and great possibilities. He inherited from his brother the greatest city in Sicily and hoped to found a ruling dynasty of his own. He founded a city, defeated the Etruscans in battle, made splendid dedications in panhellenic sanctuaries, and filled his court with the greatest poets and intellectuals of his day.
16 Gelon had a successful tyrant’s flair for opportunism, one that will be seen in action in his dedications on the Greek mainland after his victory at Himera. One conclusion is, however, certain: no matter what the decision is about the historicity of the embassy (and I am inclined to think it historical), Herodotus’ narrative makes it clear that by the late fifth century, and in all probability directly after the Persian Wars, there was intense debate about Gelon’s actions and motives. Was he or was he not a medizer?