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A companion to ancient epic, edited by John Miles Foley, (electronic resource)

Label
A companion to ancient epic
Title
A companion to ancient epic
Statement of responsibility
edited by John Miles Foley
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
Dewey number
809.1/32
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1317
LC item number
.C66 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Foley, John Miles
  • ebrary, Inc
Series statement
Blackwell companions to the ancient world.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Epic poetry
  • Epic literature
  • Epic poetry, Classical
Label
A companion to ancient epic, edited by John Miles Foley, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction / John Miles Foley -- Epic as genre / Richard P. Martin -- The Indo-European context / Joshua T. Katz -- Epic and myth / Lowell Edmunds -- Performance / Minna Skafte Jensen -- Epic and history / Kurt A. Raaflaub -- The epic hero / Gregory Nagy -- The gods in epic, or, The divine economy / Bruce Louden -- Women in epic / Helene P. Foley -- Archaeological contexts / Susan Sherratt -- The physical media : tablet, scroll, codex / Michael W. Haslam -- Ancient reception / Robert Lamberton -- Translations / Richard Hamilton Armstrong -- Analogues : modern oral epics / John Miles Foley -- Comparative observations on the Near Eastern epic traditions / Jack M. Sasson -- Mesopotamian epic / Scott B. Noegel -- Epic in Ugaritic literature / N. Wyatt -- Hurrian/Hittite epic / Gary Beckman -- Persian/Iranian epic / Olga M. Davidson -- Hebrew epic / Susan Niditch -- Near Eastern connections / Walter Burkert -- Homer's Iliad / Mark W. Edwards -- Homer's Odyssey / Laura M. Slatkin -- Hesiod / Stephanie Nelson -- Epic cycle and fragments / Jonathan S. Burgess -- Apollonius of Rhodes / D. P. Nelis -- Quintus of Smyrna / Alan James -- Nonnus / Robert Shorrock -- Epic and other genres in the ancient Greek world / R. Scott Garner -- Homer's post-classical legacy / Casey Dué -- Origins and essence / Joseph Farrell -- Early republican epic / Sander M. Goldberg -- Lucretius / Monica R. Gale -- Virgil's Aeneid / Michael C. J. Putnam -- Ovid / Carole E. Newlands -- Lucan / Shadi Bartsch -- Valerius Flaccus / Andrew Zissos -- Statius / William J. Dominik -- Silius Italicus / Raymond D. Marks -- Claudian / Michael H. Barnes -- Latin Christian epics of late antiquity / Dennis E. Trout -- Epic and other genres / R. Jenkyns -- Virgil's post-classical legacy / Craig Kallendorf
Control code
ebr10158701
Dimensions
26 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xxiv, 664 p.
Form of item
electronic
Other physical details
ill., map
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
A companion to ancient epic, edited by John Miles Foley, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction / John Miles Foley -- Epic as genre / Richard P. Martin -- The Indo-European context / Joshua T. Katz -- Epic and myth / Lowell Edmunds -- Performance / Minna Skafte Jensen -- Epic and history / Kurt A. Raaflaub -- The epic hero / Gregory Nagy -- The gods in epic, or, The divine economy / Bruce Louden -- Women in epic / Helene P. Foley -- Archaeological contexts / Susan Sherratt -- The physical media : tablet, scroll, codex / Michael W. Haslam -- Ancient reception / Robert Lamberton -- Translations / Richard Hamilton Armstrong -- Analogues : modern oral epics / John Miles Foley -- Comparative observations on the Near Eastern epic traditions / Jack M. Sasson -- Mesopotamian epic / Scott B. Noegel -- Epic in Ugaritic literature / N. Wyatt -- Hurrian/Hittite epic / Gary Beckman -- Persian/Iranian epic / Olga M. Davidson -- Hebrew epic / Susan Niditch -- Near Eastern connections / Walter Burkert -- Homer's Iliad / Mark W. Edwards -- Homer's Odyssey / Laura M. Slatkin -- Hesiod / Stephanie Nelson -- Epic cycle and fragments / Jonathan S. Burgess -- Apollonius of Rhodes / D. P. Nelis -- Quintus of Smyrna / Alan James -- Nonnus / Robert Shorrock -- Epic and other genres in the ancient Greek world / R. Scott Garner -- Homer's post-classical legacy / Casey Dué -- Origins and essence / Joseph Farrell -- Early republican epic / Sander M. Goldberg -- Lucretius / Monica R. Gale -- Virgil's Aeneid / Michael C. J. Putnam -- Ovid / Carole E. Newlands -- Lucan / Shadi Bartsch -- Valerius Flaccus / Andrew Zissos -- Statius / William J. Dominik -- Silius Italicus / Raymond D. Marks -- Claudian / Michael H. Barnes -- Latin Christian epics of late antiquity / Dennis E. Trout -- Epic and other genres / R. Jenkyns -- Virgil's post-classical legacy / Craig Kallendorf
Control code
ebr10158701
Dimensions
26 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xxiv, 664 p.
Form of item
electronic
Other physical details
ill., map
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote

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