skip to content
Inscribing sorrow : fourth-century Attic funerary epigrams Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Inscribing sorrow : fourth-century Attic funerary epigrams

Author: Christos Tsagalis
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : W. De Gruyter, ©2008.
Series: Trends in classics., Supplementary volumes ;, v. 1.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Fourth-century Attic grave epigrams reflect a transitional phase in the evolution of the genre of epigram. They testify to a shift of interest towards social issues such as the family, the deceased's age and profession. In a turbulent period of restlessness and uncertainty that followed the devastating Peloponnesian war, the commemoration of the departed in private monuments became an effective mechanism of  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Tsagalis, Christos.
Inscribing sorrow.
Berlin ; New York : W. De Gruyter, ©2008
(OCoLC)220330045
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christos Tsagalis
ISBN: 9783110211658 3110211653 1282197088 9781282197084 3110201321 9783110201321
OCLC Number: 435912016
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 368 pages).
Contents: Frontmatter; Contents; Quotations and Transliteration; Introduction; Chapter 1. The Use of Gnomic Expressions; Chapter 2. Poetic Imagery; Chapter 3. Public Display, Private Focus: Redefining Social Virtues; Chapter 4. Narrative Development and Poetic Technique; Conclusion; Backmatter.
Series Title: Trends in classics., Supplementary volumes ;, v. 1.
Responsibility: by Christos C. Tsagalis.

Abstract:

Fourth-century Attic grave epigrams reflect a transitional phase in the evolution of the genre of epigram. This book exploresthis decisive phase in the evolution of the epigram by reconstructing as  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Tsigalis is to be congratulated for producing a comprehensive monograph that takes the epitaphs from fourth-century Attica seriously bothas social documents and as works of literature in their own Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/435912016> # Inscribing sorrow : fourth-century Attic funerary epigrams
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book, schema:MediaObject ;
    library:oclcnum "435912016" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801945747#Place/berlin> ; # Berlin
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/gw> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/914148> ; # Epigrams, Greek
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801945747#Topic/sociale_aspecten> ; # Sociale aspecten
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/936223> ; # Funeral rites and ceremonies
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1208380> ; # Greece.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801945747#Topic/epitaphs_greece_history_and_criticism> ; # Epitaphs--Greece--History and criticism
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/888.010209/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/936236> ; # Funeral rites and ceremonies in literature
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801945747#Place/attica> ; # Attica.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801945747#Topic/literary_criticism_ancient_&_classical> ; # LITERARY CRITICISM--Ancient & Classical
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/914366> ; # Epitaphs
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801945747#Topic/grieks> ; # Grieks
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801945747#Topic/epigrammen> ; # Epigrammen
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008119344> ; # Epigrams, Greek--History and criticism
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2009125632> ; # Funeral rites and ceremonies--Greece
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2008" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/54478427> ; # Christos Tsagalis
    schema:datePublished "2008" ;
    schema:description "Fourth-century Attic grave epigrams reflect a transitional phase in the evolution of the genre of epigram. They testify to a shift of interest towards social issues such as the family, the deceased's age and profession. In a turbulent period of restlessness and uncertainty that followed the devastating Peloponnesian war, the commemoration of the departed in private monuments became an effective mechanism of displaying publicly a new set of social concerns. It is within these contexts that special emphasis has been put on the composition of sepulchral epigrams, their gradual autonomization and s."@en ;
    schema:description "Frontmatter; Contents; Quotations and Transliteration; Introduction; Chapter 1. The Use of Gnomic Expressions; Chapter 2. Poetic Imagery; Chapter 3. Public Display, Private Focus: Redefining Social Virtues; Chapter 4. Narrative Development and Poetic Technique; Conclusion; Backmatter."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/801945747> ;
    schema:genre "Criticism, interpretation, etc."@en ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801945747#Series/trends_in_classics_supplementary_volumes> ; # Trends in classics. Supplementary volumes ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801945747#Series/trends_in_classics> ; # Trends in classics.
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/220330045> ;
    schema:name "Inscribing sorrow : fourth-century Attic funerary epigrams"@en ;
    schema:productID "435912016" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/435912016#PublicationEvent/berlin_new_york_w_de_gruyter_2008> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801945747#Agent/w_de_gruyter> ; # W. De Gruyter
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=219708> ;
    schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10317941> ;
    schema:url <http://public.ebookcentral.proquest.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=453983> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=219708&ref=toc> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=453983> ;
    schema:url <http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/columbia/detail.action?docID=453983> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=281570> ;
    schema:url <http://www.degruyter.com/doi/book/10.1515/9783110211658> ;
    schema:url <http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/9783110211658> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9783110211658> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9783110201321> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781282197084> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/435912016> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801945747#Agent/w_de_gruyter> # W. De Gruyter
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "W. De Gruyter" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801945747#Series/trends_in_classics> # Trends in classics.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/435912016> ; # Inscribing sorrow : fourth-century Attic funerary epigrams
    schema:name "Trends in classics." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801945747#Series/trends_in_classics_supplementary_volumes> # Trends in classics. Supplementary volumes ;
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/435912016> ; # Inscribing sorrow : fourth-century Attic funerary epigrams
    schema:name "Trends in classics. Supplementary volumes ;" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801945747#Topic/epitaphs_greece_history_and_criticism> # Epitaphs--Greece--History and criticism
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85044460> ;
    schema:name "Epitaphs--Greece--History and criticism"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/801945747#Topic/literary_criticism_ancient_&_classical> # LITERARY CRITICISM--Ancient & Classical
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "LITERARY CRITICISM--Ancient & Classical"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008119344> # Epigrams, Greek--History and criticism
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Epigrams, Greek--History and criticism"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2009125632> # Funeral rites and ceremonies--Greece
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Funeral rites and ceremonies--Greece"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1208380> # Greece.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Greece." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/914148> # Epigrams, Greek
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Epigrams, Greek"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/914366> # Epitaphs
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Epitaphs"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/936223> # Funeral rites and ceremonies
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Funeral rites and ceremonies"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/936236> # Funeral rites and ceremonies in literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Funeral rites and ceremonies in literature"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/54478427> # Christos Tsagalis
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Tsagalis" ;
    schema:givenName "Christos" ;
    schema:name "Christos Tsagalis" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781282197084>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1282197088" ;
    schema:isbn "9781282197084" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9783110201321>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "3110201321" ;
    schema:isbn "9783110201321" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9783110211658>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "3110211653" ;
    schema:isbn "9783110211658" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/220330045>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Inscribing sorrow." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/435912016> ; # Inscribing sorrow : fourth-century Attic funerary epigrams
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.