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The new Simonides : contexts of praise and desire

Author: Deborah Dickmann Boedeker; David Sider
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
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Boedecker and Sider's edited volume gathers the best of the recent research on Simonides' newly expanded oeuvre into a single collection which will be an important reference for scholars of Greek  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
New Simonides.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001
(OCoLC)606549460
Named Person: Simonides; Simonides; Simonides; Simonides; Simonides, Ceus.; Simonides; Simonides
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Dickmann Boedeker; David Sider
ISBN: 0195137671 9780195137675
OCLC Number: 43333700
Description: xii, 312 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Fragments 1-22 W² : text, apparatus criticus, and translation / David Sider --
The new Simonides : toward a commentary / Ian Rutherford --
"These fragments we have shored against our ruin" / Peter Parsons --
The genre of Plataea : generic unity in the new Simonides / Dirk Obbink --
The proem of Simonides' Plataea elegy and the circumstances of its performance / Antonio Aloni --
A bard of the Iron Age and his auxiliary muse / Eva Stehle --
Heroic historiography : Simonides and Herodotus on Plataea / Deborah Boedeker --
Epic and epiphanies : Herodotus and the "new Simonides" / Simon Hornblower --
Paths to heroization at Plataea / Deborah Boedeker --
Lords of Hellas, old men of the sea : the occasion of Simonides' elegy on Plataea / P.-J. Shaw --
The new Simonides and Homer's Hemitheoi / Jenny Strauss Clay --
Utopian and erotic fusion in a new elegy by Simonides / Sarah Mace --
To sing or to mourn? A reappraisal of Simonides 22 W² / Dimitrios Yatromanolakis --
"New Simonides" or old Semonides? Second thoughts on POxy 3965 fr. 26 / Thomas K. Hubbard --
Heroes, descendants of Hemitheoi : the proemium of Theocritus and Simonides 11 W² / Marco Fantuzzi --
The poet unleaved : Simonides and Callimachus / Richard Hunter --
Simonides and Horace on the death of Achilles / Alessandro Barchiesi --
Simonides and Horace / Stephen Harrison --
"As is the generation of leaves" in Homer, Simonides, Horace, and Stobaeus / David Sider.
Responsibility: edited by Deborah Boedeker and David Sider.
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Possessors of this book will often in years to come take their copies from shelf to desk. Noble poetry, as Simonides proclaimed, outlives a leafy mortality; but so also does fine scholarship. Read more...

 
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