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The Resource Epic and history, edited by David Konstan and Kurt A. Raaflaub

Epic and history, edited by David Konstan and Kurt A. Raaflaub

Label
Epic and history
Title
Epic and history
Statement of responsibility
edited by David Konstan and Kurt A. Raaflaub
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Konstan, David
  • RAAFLAUB, Kurt A
Series statement
The ancient world, comparative histories
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Epic literature
  • Literature and history
  • History in literature
Label
Epic and history, edited by David Konstan and Kurt A. Raaflaub
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • List of Figures and Tables
  • 1.
  • Introduction/
  • David Konstan
  • Kurt A. Raaflaub
  • p. 1
  • 2.
  • Maybe Epic: The Origins and Reception of Sumerian Heroic Poetry/
  • Piotr Michalowski
  • p. 7
  • 3.
  • Historical Events and the Process of Their Transformation in Akkadian Heroic Traditions/
  • Joan Goodnick Westenholz
  • p. 26
  • 4.
  • Epic and History in Hittite Anatolia: In Search of a Local Hero/
  • Amir Gilan
  • p. 51
  • 5.
  • Manly Deeds: Hittite Admonitory History and Eastern Mediterranean Didactic Epic/
  • Mary R. Bachvarova
  • p. 66
  • 6.
  • Epic and History in the Hebrew Bible: Definitions, "Ethnic Genres," and the Challenges of Cultural Identity in the Biblical Book ot Judges/
  • Susan Niditch
  • p. 86
  • 7.
  • No Contest between Memory and Invention: The Invention of the Pandava Heroes of the Mahabharata/
  • James L. Fitzgerald
  • p. 103
  • 8.
  • From "Imperishable Glory" to History: The Iliad and the Trojan War/
  • Jonas Grethlein
  • p. 122
  • 9.
  • Historical Narrative in Archaic and Early Classical Greek Elegy/
  • Ewen Bowie
  • p. 145
  • 10.
  • Fact, Fiction, and Form in Early Roman Epic/
  • Sander M. Goldberg
  • p. 167
  • 11.
  • Song and the Sword: Silius's Punica and the Crisis of Early Imperial Epic/
  • Raymond D. Marks
  • p. 185
  • 12.
  • Burden of Mortality: Alexander and the Dead in Persian Epic and Beyond/
  • Olga M. Davidson
  • p. 212
  • 13.
  • Slavic Epic: Past Tales and Present Myths/
  • Susana Torres Prieto
  • p. 223
  • 14.
  • Historicity and Anachronism in Beowulf/
  • Geoffrey Russom
  • p. 243
  • 15.
  • Nibelungenlied - Myth and History: A Middle High German Epic Poem at the Crossroads of Past and Present, Despair and Hope/
  • Albrecht Classen
  • p. 262
  • 16.
  • Medieval Epic and History in the Romance Literatures/
  • Joseph J. Duggan
  • p. 280
  • 17.
  • Roland's Migration from Anglo-Norman Epic to Royal French Chronicle History/
  • Michel-Andre Bossy
  • p. 293
  • 18.
  • Recurrent Theme of the Spanish Medieval Epic: Complaints and Laments by Noble Women/
  • Mercedes Vaquero
  • p. 310
  • 19.
  • History in Medieval Scandinavian Heroic Literature and the Northwest European Context/
  • Robert D. Fulk
  • p. 328
  • 20.
  • Traditional History in South Slavic Oral Epic/
  • John Miles Foley
  • p. 347
  • 21.
  • Lord Five Thunder and the 12 Eagles and Jaguars of Rabinal Meet Charlemagne and the 12 Knights of France/
  • Dennis Tedlock
  • p. 362
  • 22.
  • History, Myth, and Social Function in Southern African Nguni Praise Poetry/
  • Richard Whitaker
  • p. 381
  • 23.
  • Epic and History in the Arabic Tradition/
  • Dwight F. Reynolds
  • p. 392
  • 24.
  • Comments on "Epic and History"/
  • Dean Miller
  • p. 411
  • Index.
  • p. 425
Control code
ocn321047092
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xiii, 442 p.
Isbn
9781405193078
Lccn
2009018579
Label
Epic and history, edited by David Konstan and Kurt A. Raaflaub
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • List of Figures and Tables
  • 1.
  • Introduction/
  • David Konstan
  • Kurt A. Raaflaub
  • p. 1
  • 2.
  • Maybe Epic: The Origins and Reception of Sumerian Heroic Poetry/
  • Piotr Michalowski
  • p. 7
  • 3.
  • Historical Events and the Process of Their Transformation in Akkadian Heroic Traditions/
  • Joan Goodnick Westenholz
  • p. 26
  • 4.
  • Epic and History in Hittite Anatolia: In Search of a Local Hero/
  • Amir Gilan
  • p. 51
  • 5.
  • Manly Deeds: Hittite Admonitory History and Eastern Mediterranean Didactic Epic/
  • Mary R. Bachvarova
  • p. 66
  • 6.
  • Epic and History in the Hebrew Bible: Definitions, "Ethnic Genres," and the Challenges of Cultural Identity in the Biblical Book ot Judges/
  • Susan Niditch
  • p. 86
  • 7.
  • No Contest between Memory and Invention: The Invention of the Pandava Heroes of the Mahabharata/
  • James L. Fitzgerald
  • p. 103
  • 8.
  • From "Imperishable Glory" to History: The Iliad and the Trojan War/
  • Jonas Grethlein
  • p. 122
  • 9.
  • Historical Narrative in Archaic and Early Classical Greek Elegy/
  • Ewen Bowie
  • p. 145
  • 10.
  • Fact, Fiction, and Form in Early Roman Epic/
  • Sander M. Goldberg
  • p. 167
  • 11.
  • Song and the Sword: Silius's Punica and the Crisis of Early Imperial Epic/
  • Raymond D. Marks
  • p. 185
  • 12.
  • Burden of Mortality: Alexander and the Dead in Persian Epic and Beyond/
  • Olga M. Davidson
  • p. 212
  • 13.
  • Slavic Epic: Past Tales and Present Myths/
  • Susana Torres Prieto
  • p. 223
  • 14.
  • Historicity and Anachronism in Beowulf/
  • Geoffrey Russom
  • p. 243
  • 15.
  • Nibelungenlied - Myth and History: A Middle High German Epic Poem at the Crossroads of Past and Present, Despair and Hope/
  • Albrecht Classen
  • p. 262
  • 16.
  • Medieval Epic and History in the Romance Literatures/
  • Joseph J. Duggan
  • p. 280
  • 17.
  • Roland's Migration from Anglo-Norman Epic to Royal French Chronicle History/
  • Michel-Andre Bossy
  • p. 293
  • 18.
  • Recurrent Theme of the Spanish Medieval Epic: Complaints and Laments by Noble Women/
  • Mercedes Vaquero
  • p. 310
  • 19.
  • History in Medieval Scandinavian Heroic Literature and the Northwest European Context/
  • Robert D. Fulk
  • p. 328
  • 20.
  • Traditional History in South Slavic Oral Epic/
  • John Miles Foley
  • p. 347
  • 21.
  • Lord Five Thunder and the 12 Eagles and Jaguars of Rabinal Meet Charlemagne and the 12 Knights of France/
  • Dennis Tedlock
  • p. 362
  • 22.
  • History, Myth, and Social Function in Southern African Nguni Praise Poetry/
  • Richard Whitaker
  • p. 381
  • 23.
  • Epic and History in the Arabic Tradition/
  • Dwight F. Reynolds
  • p. 392
  • 24.
  • Comments on "Epic and History"/
  • Dean Miller
  • p. 411
  • Index.
  • p. 425
Control code
ocn321047092
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xiii, 442 p.
Isbn
9781405193078
Lccn
2009018579

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