Cheiron's way : youthful education in Homer and tragedy (Book, 2019) []
skip to content
Cheiron's way : youthful education in Homer and tragedy

Cheiron's way : youthful education in Homer and tragedy

Author: Justina Gregory
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This book studies the social and ethical formation of youthful figures in Homer, Sophocles, and Euripides. Every fictional character comes with a past attached, a presumed personal history that is both implicit and explicit; for the youthful heroes and heroines of epic and tragedy, early education figures significantly in that past. Cheiron's Way takes as its point of departure the words of Homer's Phoenix to  Read more...

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

More like this

Find a copy in the library

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


Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gregory, Justina.
Cheiron's way.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018
(DLC) 2018016151
Named Person: Homer; Homer.; Homer
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Justina Gregory
ISBN: 9780190857882 0190857889
OCLC Number: 1030447565
Description: xxiii, 313 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: List of Plates Preface List of AbbreviationsIntroduction Chapter One: Cheiron the CentaurChapter Two: Iliad, Part 1Chapter Three: Iliad, Part 2Chapter Four: OdysseyChapter Five: AjaxChapter Six: PhiloctetesChapter Seven: HippolytusChapter Eight: Iphigenia in AulisCodaWorks citedGeneral index Index locorum
Responsibility: Justina Gregory.


This book studies the social and ethical formation of youthful characters in Greek epic and tragedy. It investigates Cheiron the Centaur, ancient Greece's first teacher; traces the influential  Read more...


Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

Gregory offers a thoughtful examination of education as depicted in Homer and in various Greek tragedies.... Well researched and sensitive in its interpretations. * Classical Journal-Online * Read more...

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


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.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

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