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Orality, literacy, memory in the ancient Greek and Roman world [electronic resource] / edited by E. Anne Mackay.

Contributor(s): Mackay, E. Anne.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Orality and literacy in ancient Greece: v. 7.; Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica BatavaSupplementum: 298.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008Description: 1 online resource (vi, 281 p., [8] p. of plates) : ill.ISBN: 9789047433842 (electronic bk.); 904743384X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Classical literature -- History and criticism | Language and culture -- Greece | Language and culture -- Rome | Oral tradition in literature | Literacy -- Greece | Literacy -- Rome | LITERARY CRITICISM -- Ancient & Classical | M�undliche Literatur | M�undliche �Uberlieferung | Antike | Griechenland (Altertum) | R�omisches Reich | LiteratureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Orality, literacy, memory in the ancient Greek and Roman world.DDC classification: 880 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Spatial memory and the composition of the Iliad / Elizabeth Minchin -- Memory and visualization in homeric discourse markers / Anna Bonifazi -- Epic remembering / Egbert J. Bakker -- "Someone, I say, will remember us" / Andre Lardinois -- Remember to cry wolf / Alexandra Pappas -- Social memory in Aeschylus' Oresteia / Ruth Scodel -- Trierarchs' records and the athenian naval catalogue (IG i3 1032) Geoffrey Bakewell -- What the mnemones know / Edwin Carawan -- Getting the last word / Thomas Hubbard -- Dialectic in dialogue / Han Baltussen -- Visual copies and memory / Jocelyn Penny Small -- Orality and autobiography / Niall W. Slater.
Summary: The volume represents the seventh in the series on Orality and Literacy in the Ancient Greek and Roman Worlds. It comprises a collection of essays on the significance and working of memory in ancient texts and visual documentation, from contexts both oral (or oral-derived) and literate. The authors discuss a variety of interpretations of 'memory' in Homeric epic, lyric poetry, tragedy, historical inscriptions, oratory, and philosophy, as well as in the replication of ancient artworks, and in Greek vase inscriptions. They present therefore a wide-ranging analysis of memory as a fundamental facu.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Spatial memory and the composition of the Iliad / Elizabeth Minchin -- Memory and visualization in homeric discourse markers / Anna Bonifazi -- Epic remembering / Egbert J. Bakker -- "Someone, I say, will remember us" / Andre Lardinois -- Remember to cry wolf / Alexandra Pappas -- Social memory in Aeschylus' Oresteia / Ruth Scodel -- Trierarchs' records and the athenian naval catalogue (IG i3 1032) Geoffrey Bakewell -- What the mnemones know / Edwin Carawan -- Getting the last word / Thomas Hubbard -- Dialectic in dialogue / Han Baltussen -- Visual copies and memory / Jocelyn Penny Small -- Orality and autobiography / Niall W. Slater.

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The volume represents the seventh in the series on Orality and Literacy in the Ancient Greek and Roman Worlds. It comprises a collection of essays on the significance and working of memory in ancient texts and visual documentation, from contexts both oral (or oral-derived) and literate. The authors discuss a variety of interpretations of 'memory' in Homeric epic, lyric poetry, tragedy, historical inscriptions, oratory, and philosophy, as well as in the replication of ancient artworks, and in Greek vase inscriptions. They present therefore a wide-ranging analysis of memory as a fundamental facu.

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