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Relative chronology in early Greek epic poetry

Author: Øivind Andersen; Dag Haug
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book sets out to disentangle the complex chronology of early Greek epic poetry, which includes Homer, Hesiod, hymns and catalogues. The preserved corpus of these texts is characterised by a rather uniform language and many recurring themes, thus making the establishment of chronological priorities a difficult task. The editors have brought together scholars working on these texts from both a linguistic and a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Chronologies
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Chronology
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Øivind Andersen; Dag Haug
ISBN: 9780521194976 0521194970
OCLC Number: 671709874
Description: xiii, 277 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Relative chronology and the literary history of the early Greek epos / Richard Janko --
2. Relative chronology and an 'Aeolic phase' of epic / Brandrly Jones --
3. The other view: focus on linguistic innovations in the Homeric epics / Rudolf Wachter --
4. Late features in the speeches of the Iliad / Margalit Finkelberg --
5. Tmesis in the epic tradition / Dag T.T. Haug --
6. The Doloneia revisited / Georg Danek --
7. Odyssean stratigraphy / Stephanie West --
8. Older heroes and earlier poems: the case of Heracles in the Odyssey / Øivind Andersen --
9. The Catalogue of Women within the Greek epic tradition: allusion, intertextuality and traditional referentiality / Ian C. Rutherford --
10. Intertextuality without text in early Greek epic / Jonathan S. Burgess --
11. Perspectives on neoanalysis from the archaic hymns to Demeter / Bruno Currie --
12. The relative chronology of the Homeric Catalogue of Ships and of the lists of heroes and cities within the Catalogue / Wolfgang Kullman --
13. Towards a chronology of early Greek epic / Martin West.
Responsibility: edited by Øivind Andersen and Dag T.T. Haug.
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This book investigates the relative chronology of early Greek poetry through linguistic and literary analyses of the texts themselves.  Read more...

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