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A Homeric Catalogue of Shapes
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Charlayn von Solms
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-14 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

In the popular imagination, Homer as author of the Iliad and the Odyssey, epitomises poetic genius. So, when scholars proposed that the Homeric epics were not the unique creation of an individual author, but instead reflected a traditional compositional system developed by generations of singer-poets, swathes of assumptions about the
The Art and Rhetoric of the Homeric Catalogue
Language: en
Pages: 233
Authors: Benjamin Sammons
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This book takes a fresh look at a familiar element of the Homeric epics - the poetic catalogue. It shows that in a variety of contexts, Homer uses catalogue poetry not only to develop his themes, but to comment on the ideals and limitations of the epic genre itself.
The Homeric Catalogue of Ships
Language: en
Pages: 191
Authors: Homer, Thomas William Allen
Categories: Achaeans
Type: BOOK - Published: 1921 - Publisher: Georg Olms Verlag

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Future Fame in the Iliad
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Yukai Li
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-02-10 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

When Homeric heroes think about the meaning of their actions, they expect this to take the form of kleos, 'fame', in a future song. This volume explores the consequences of this mode of thinking in the Iliad in particular, and argues that the form of kleos and the interposition of
The Smells and Senses of Antiquity in the Modern Imagination
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Adeline Grand-Clément, Charlotte Ribeyrol
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-12-16 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

This volume tackles the role of smell, under-explored in relation to the other senses, in the modern rejection, reappraisal and idealisation of antiquity. Among the senses olfaction in particular has often been overlooked in classical reception studies due to its evanescent nature, which makes this sense difficult to apprehend in