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The Resource Homer the theologian: Neoplatonist allegorical reading and the growth of the epic tradition

Homer the theologian: Neoplatonist allegorical reading and the growth of the epic tradition

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Homer the theologian: Neoplatonist allegorical reading and the growth of the epic tradition
Title
Homer the theologian: Neoplatonist allegorical reading and the growth of the epic tradition
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UkLiU
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Lamberton, Robert
Index
no index present
LC call number
PA4037
LC item number
.L32 1986
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
The transformation of the classical heritage
Series volume
9
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Religion in literature
  • Allegory
  • Neoplatonism
  • Epic poetry
  • Homer
  • Homère
  • Homère
  • Homer
Label
Homer the theologian: Neoplatonist allegorical reading and the growth of the epic tradition
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-339)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Philo of Alexandria
  • Numenius
  • Clement and Origen
  • 3.
  • Plotinian neoplatonism:
  • Plotinus
  • Porphyry
  • Julian and Sallustius
  • 4.
  • The interaction of allegorical interpretation and deliberate allegory
  • 1.
  • 5.
  • Proclus:
  • Introduction
  • Language as a system of meaning
  • Myths or texts?
  • The major exegesis of Homer in the commentary on the Republic
  • The meaning of the Iliad and Odyssey
  • 6.
  • The transmission of the neoplatonists' Homer to the Latin Middle Ages:
  • The paths of transmission
  • The divine Homer and the background of neoplatonic allegory:
  • The Arabic tradition
  • The Greek East
  • The Latin tradition
  • The late Middle Ages and Dante
  • Afterword:
  • Preconception and understanding: the allegorists in modern perspective
  • Appendix 1:
  • An interpretation of the modest Chariclea from the lips of Philip the philosopher
  • Appendix 2:
  • Proclus's commentary on the Timaeus of Plato, 1.341.25-343.15
  • Homer's pretensions
  • Appendix 3:
  • A sampling of Proclus's use of Homer
  • Appendix 4:
  • The history of the allegory of the cave of nymphs
  • Interpretation, allegory, and the critics of Homer
  • Homer as theologos
  • The Pythagoreans
  • 2.
  • Middle Platonism and the interaction of interpretive traditions:
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 363 pages
Isbn
9780520054370
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Homer the theologian: Neoplatonist allegorical reading and the growth of the epic tradition
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-339)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Philo of Alexandria
  • Numenius
  • Clement and Origen
  • 3.
  • Plotinian neoplatonism:
  • Plotinus
  • Porphyry
  • Julian and Sallustius
  • 4.
  • The interaction of allegorical interpretation and deliberate allegory
  • 1.
  • 5.
  • Proclus:
  • Introduction
  • Language as a system of meaning
  • Myths or texts?
  • The major exegesis of Homer in the commentary on the Republic
  • The meaning of the Iliad and Odyssey
  • 6.
  • The transmission of the neoplatonists' Homer to the Latin Middle Ages:
  • The paths of transmission
  • The divine Homer and the background of neoplatonic allegory:
  • The Arabic tradition
  • The Greek East
  • The Latin tradition
  • The late Middle Ages and Dante
  • Afterword:
  • Preconception and understanding: the allegorists in modern perspective
  • Appendix 1:
  • An interpretation of the modest Chariclea from the lips of Philip the philosopher
  • Appendix 2:
  • Proclus's commentary on the Timaeus of Plato, 1.341.25-343.15
  • Homer's pretensions
  • Appendix 3:
  • A sampling of Proclus's use of Homer
  • Appendix 4:
  • The history of the allegory of the cave of nymphs
  • Interpretation, allegory, and the critics of Homer
  • Homer as theologos
  • The Pythagoreans
  • 2.
  • Middle Platonism and the interaction of interpretive traditions:
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 363 pages
Isbn
9780520054370
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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