Aegina contexts for choral lyric poetry : myth, history, and identity in the fifth century BC / edited by David Fearn

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Subjects: Aegina Island (Greece)--Antiquities
Aegina Island (Greece)--Civilization
Aegina Island (Greece)--History
Aegina Island (Greece)--In literature
Pindar--Criticism and interpretation
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011
LC Classification: D, DF
Physical Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 511 p.) : ill
Alternate Titles: Print version: Aegina : contexts for choral lyric poetry : myth, history, and identity in the fifth century BC. (OCoLC)653082389 Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011 9780199546510
Additional Authors: Fearn, David, 1975-
Oxford University Press
Notes: ISBN: 9780199546510
ISBN: 0199546517
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [458]-486) and indexes
Contents: Introduction : Aegina in contexts / David Fearn -- Contexts for heroic myth-making : ethnicity, inter-state relations, cult, and commerce. Asopos and his multiple daughters : traces of preclassical epic in the Aeginetan odes of Pindar / Gregory Nagy ; Rethinking the Sanctuary of Aphaia / James Watson ; The Theārion of the Pythian one : the Aeginetan Thēaroi in context / Ian Rutherford ; Musical merchandise "on every vessel" : religion and trade on Aegina / Barbara Kowalzig -- Poetry, performance, politics. Aeginetan Epinician culture : naming, ritual, and politics / David Fearn ; Aeginetan odes, reperformance, and Pindaric intertextuality / Andrew Morrison -- Interfaces between poetry, myth, and art. Giving wings to the Aeginetan sculptures : the Panhellenic aspirations of Pindar's Eighth Olympian / Lucia Athanassaki ; Thebes, Aegina, and the Temple of Aphaia : a reading of Pindar's Isthmian 6 / Henrik Indergaard ; The Trojan War, Theoxenia, and Aegina in Pindar's Paean 6 and the Aphaia sculptures / Guy Hedreen -- The historiographical aftermath. Herodotus of Aeginetan identity / Elizabeth Irwin ; Lest the things done by men become exitēla : writing up Aegina in a late fifth-century context / Elizabeth Irwin
A collection of essays dealing with different aspects of the fifth-century BC history and culture of the Greek island of Aegina, famous for its magnificent architecture and sculpture, and for its inhabitants' patronage of some of the greatest Classical poets
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OCLC Number: 700952961
ISBN/ISSN: 9780199546510
0199546517