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The new Simonides [electronic resource] : contexts of praise and desire / edited by Deborah Boedeker and David Sider.

Contributor(s): Boedeker, Deborah Dickmann | Sider, David.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001Description: 1 online resource (xii, 312 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780195350227 (electronic bk.); 0195350227 (electronic bk.); 9780195137675 (cloth); 0195137671 (cloth); 1433700573 (e-book); 9781433700576 (e-book); 142375753X (electronic bk.); 9781423757535 (electronic bk.); 1280473762; 9781280473760.Subject(s): Simonides, approximately 556 B.C.-467 B.C. -- Criticism and interpretation | Simonides, approximately 556 B.C.-467 B.C. -- Manuscripts | Manuscripts, Greek (Papyri) | Praise in literature | Desire in literature | Simonides, ca. 556-467 B.C. -- Critique et interpr�etation | Simonides, ca. 556-467 B.C. -- Manuscrits | Papyrus grecs | �Eloges dans la litt�erature | D�esir dans la litt�erature | LITERARY CRITICISM -- Ancient & ClassicalGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: New Simonides.DDC classification: 884/.01 Other classification: 18.43 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Fragments 1-22 Wp2s : text, apparatus criticus, and translation / David Sider -- The new Simonides : toward a commentary / Ian Rutherford -- "These fragments we have shored against our ruin" / Peter Parsons -- The genre of Plataea : generic unity in the new Simonides / Dirk Obbink -- The proem of Simonides' Plataea elegy and the circumstances of its performance / Antonio Aloni -- A bard of the Iron Age and his auxiliary muse / Eva Stehle -- Heroic historiography : Simonides and Herodotus on Plataea / Deborah Boedeker -- Epic and epiphanies : Herodotus and the "new Simonides" / Simon Hornblower -- Paths to heroization at Plataea / Deborah Boedeker -- Lords of Hellas, old men of the sea : the occasion of Simonides' elegy on Plataea / P.-J. Shaw -- The new Simonides and Homer's Hemitheoi / Jenny Strauss Clay -- Utopian and erotic fusion in a new elegy by Simonides / Sarah Mace -- To sing or to mourn? A reappraisal of Simonides 22 Wp2s / Dimitrios Yatromanolakis -- "New Simonides" or old Semonides? Second thoughts on POxy 3965 fr. 26 / Thomas K. Hubbard -- Heroes, descendants of Hemitheoi : the proemium of Theocritus and Simonides 11 Wp2s / Marco Fantuzzi -- The poet unleaved : Simonides and Callimachus / Richard Hunter -- Simonides and Horace on the death of Achilles / Alessandro Barchiesi -- Simonides and Horace / Stephen Harrison -- "As is the generation of leaves" in Homer, Simonides, Horace, and Stobaeus / David Sider.
Summary: Boedecker and Sider's edited volume gathers the best of the recent research on Simonides' newly expanded oeuvre into this collection, which is a useful reference for scholars of Greek poetry.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-306) and indexes.

Fragments 1-22 Wp2s : text, apparatus criticus, and translation / David Sider -- The new Simonides : toward a commentary / Ian Rutherford -- "These fragments we have shored against our ruin" / Peter Parsons -- The genre of Plataea : generic unity in the new Simonides / Dirk Obbink -- The proem of Simonides' Plataea elegy and the circumstances of its performance / Antonio Aloni -- A bard of the Iron Age and his auxiliary muse / Eva Stehle -- Heroic historiography : Simonides and Herodotus on Plataea / Deborah Boedeker -- Epic and epiphanies : Herodotus and the "new Simonides" / Simon Hornblower -- Paths to heroization at Plataea / Deborah Boedeker -- Lords of Hellas, old men of the sea : the occasion of Simonides' elegy on Plataea / P.-J. Shaw -- The new Simonides and Homer's Hemitheoi / Jenny Strauss Clay -- Utopian and erotic fusion in a new elegy by Simonides / Sarah Mace -- To sing or to mourn? A reappraisal of Simonides 22 Wp2s / Dimitrios Yatromanolakis -- "New Simonides" or old Semonides? Second thoughts on POxy 3965 fr. 26 / Thomas K. Hubbard -- Heroes, descendants of Hemitheoi : the proemium of Theocritus and Simonides 11 Wp2s / Marco Fantuzzi -- The poet unleaved : Simonides and Callimachus / Richard Hunter -- Simonides and Horace on the death of Achilles / Alessandro Barchiesi -- Simonides and Horace / Stephen Harrison -- "As is the generation of leaves" in Homer, Simonides, Horace, and Stobaeus / David Sider.

Boedecker and Sider's edited volume gathers the best of the recent research on Simonides' newly expanded oeuvre into this collection, which is a useful reference for scholars of Greek poetry.

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