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The Resource Early Greek poets' lives : the shaping of the tradition, by Maarit Kivilo, (electronic book)

Early Greek poets' lives : the shaping of the tradition, by Maarit Kivilo, (electronic book)

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Early Greek poets' lives : the shaping of the tradition
Title
Early Greek poets' lives
Title remainder
the shaping of the tradition
Statement of responsibility
by Maarit Kivilo
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book examines the formation and development of the biographical traditions about early Greek poets, focusing on the traditions of Hesiod, Stesichorus, Archilochus, Hipponax, Terpander and Sappho. The study provides a detailed overview of the traditions and chronographical material about these poets and seeks to clarify who were the creators of the particular traditions; what were the sources; when the traditions were formed; and to what extent they are shaped by formulaic themes and story-patterns. It challenges several mainstream assumptions on the subject, for example, that the tradition
Cataloging source
OCoLC-P
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Kivilo, Maarit
Dewey number
881/.0109
Index
index present
LC call number
PA3043
LC item number
.K58 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
  • Mnemosyne supplements,
  • Monographs on Greek and Roman language and literature
Series volume
322.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hesiod
  • Stesichorus
  • Archilochus
  • Hipponax
  • Terpander
  • Sappho
  • Poets, Greek
  • Greek prose literature
  • Greece
  • Classical biography
Label
Early Greek poets' lives : the shaping of the tradition, by Maarit Kivilo, (electronic book)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Hesiod. The tradition -- Origin and family of Hesiod -- Genealogies of Hesiod -- Hesiod's life; the story of Hesiod's death -- The works of Hesiod and on Hesiod; the date of Hesiod -- Formulaic themes and orphic/pythagorean influences in Hesiod's tradition -- Two modern views on the tradition of Hesiod -- Conclusion -- Stesichorus. The tradition -- Stesichorus' family -- Stesichorus' home and travels -- Stesichorus' poetry and music -- Blindness, Helen, and the Palinode -- Stesichorus and politics -- Stesichorus' name and his death -- The date of Stesichorus -- The connections with the Pythagorean tradition -- Formulaic elements in the tradition -- Conclusions -- Archilochus. The tradition -- Aarchilochus' family and his friends -- Archilochus' home, journeys, and contests -- Archilochus' encounter with the muses -- The oracles in the tradition of Archilochus -- Archilochus and the cult of gods -- Lycambes and his daughters; the death of Archilochus -- The cult of Archilochus -- Ancient criticism of Archilochus -- The date of Archilochus -- Traditional elements in Archilochus' biography -- Conclusion -- Hipponax. The tradition -- Hipponax' origin, home town and family -- Hipponax' inventions and the story of Iambe -- The quarrel with Boupalus -- The death of Hipponax -- Ancient criticism and editions of Hipponax -- The date of Hipponax -- Formulaic themes in Hipponax' tradition -- Conclusion -- Terpander. The tradition -- Terpander's home and origin -- Terpander in Sparta -- The citharodes of lesbos -- The death of Terpander -- Terpander's poetry and music -- The date of Terpander -- Formulaic themes in Terpander's tradition -- Conclusion -- Sappho. The tradition -- Ancient portraits and appearance of Sappho -- Sappho's home and family -- Sappho and Phaon, her exile and death -- Sappho's reputation, circle, and rivals -- Sappho's inventions and music -- The ancient editions of Sappho's poetry, and the treatises on her -- The date of Sappho -- Conclusions -- The formation of biographical traditions. Sources -- Time -- Formulaic themes -- Conclusion
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101504
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 270 pages).
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004193284
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Knowledge Unlatched
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Early Greek poets' lives : the shaping of the tradition, by Maarit Kivilo, (electronic book)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Hesiod. The tradition -- Origin and family of Hesiod -- Genealogies of Hesiod -- Hesiod's life; the story of Hesiod's death -- The works of Hesiod and on Hesiod; the date of Hesiod -- Formulaic themes and orphic/pythagorean influences in Hesiod's tradition -- Two modern views on the tradition of Hesiod -- Conclusion -- Stesichorus. The tradition -- Stesichorus' family -- Stesichorus' home and travels -- Stesichorus' poetry and music -- Blindness, Helen, and the Palinode -- Stesichorus and politics -- Stesichorus' name and his death -- The date of Stesichorus -- The connections with the Pythagorean tradition -- Formulaic elements in the tradition -- Conclusions -- Archilochus. The tradition -- Aarchilochus' family and his friends -- Archilochus' home, journeys, and contests -- Archilochus' encounter with the muses -- The oracles in the tradition of Archilochus -- Archilochus and the cult of gods -- Lycambes and his daughters; the death of Archilochus -- The cult of Archilochus -- Ancient criticism of Archilochus -- The date of Archilochus -- Traditional elements in Archilochus' biography -- Conclusion -- Hipponax. The tradition -- Hipponax' origin, home town and family -- Hipponax' inventions and the story of Iambe -- The quarrel with Boupalus -- The death of Hipponax -- Ancient criticism and editions of Hipponax -- The date of Hipponax -- Formulaic themes in Hipponax' tradition -- Conclusion -- Terpander. The tradition -- Terpander's home and origin -- Terpander in Sparta -- The citharodes of lesbos -- The death of Terpander -- Terpander's poetry and music -- The date of Terpander -- Formulaic themes in Terpander's tradition -- Conclusion -- Sappho. The tradition -- Ancient portraits and appearance of Sappho -- Sappho's home and family -- Sappho and Phaon, her exile and death -- Sappho's reputation, circle, and rivals -- Sappho's inventions and music -- The ancient editions of Sappho's poetry, and the treatises on her -- The date of Sappho -- Conclusions -- The formation of biographical traditions. Sources -- Time -- Formulaic themes -- Conclusion
Control code
101504
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 270 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004193284
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Knowledge Unlatched
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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