A Companion to Apollonius Rhodius by Edited by Theodore D. Papanghelis and Antonios Rengakos PDF

By Edited by Theodore D. Papanghelis and Antonios Rengakos

ISBN-10: 9004117520

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This quantity on Appolonius of Rhodes, whose "Argonautica" is the only real full-length epic to outlive from the Hellenistic interval, contains articles by way of 14 students from throughout Europe and the United States. Their contributions conceal a variety of concerns from the heritage of the textual content and the issues of the poet's biography via questions of fashion, literary procedure and intertextual family to the epic's library and cultural reception. the purpose is to provide an summary of the scholarly dialogue in those components and supply a survey of traits in Apollonian reports.

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Ere' daTpaydAxnai Frankel; see above. 220 deipouivccc; (leg. ; attracted by epeuvdc; 219 and Ttxep'uyou;. 220 7iTepwya<; hoc accentu: according to the accentuation of Herodian. : preserved in the manuscripts; omission due to homoioarchon 223 KPA and 224 KYA. 225 eoto: eoto SG, efjo<; LAPE, epic genitive of either eoc; or euq, cf. Kingston (1968) 79. , a meaningless feminine in the catalogue of the Argonauts, probably arising because of the following ocp' AiaoviSrj. ; either a case of dissimilation or

Oxy. 4416 (2nd cent. ) P. Oxy. 4416 (2nd cent. ) P. Oxy. 4416 (2nd cent. ) P. Colon, inv. 929 (2nd cent. ) P. Oxy. 4416 (2nd cent. ) PSI 1478 (1st cent. ) P. Berol. 11690 (3rd cent. ) P. Berol. 11690 (3rd cent. ) PSI 1478 (1st cent. ) P. Oxy. 2695 (2nd cent. ), with interlinear glosses P. Oxy. 4417 (2nd/3rd cent. ), with interlinear glosses PSI 1479 (2nd/3rd cent. ) P. Oxy. 4418 (3rd cent. ) P. Mil. 6 + P. Colon, inv. 522 (1st cent. ), with marginal scholia and interlinear glosses P. Oxy. 4419 (2nd/3rd cent.

It is an important attempt to show that, contrary to the communis opinio, the Argonautica is in every respect a coherent work which does not ironically subvert the epic tradition, but rather promotes it. Wisely avoiding the extremes of structural analysis in pseudo-mathematical terms, Pietsch puts forth a subtle interpretation of the epic along lines that in a way can be called philosophical. g. as to the external motivation of the plot, the central theme of the Argonautica and the unity of the characters.

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