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Author Miguélez-Cavero, Laura

Title Triphiodorus, ""The Sack of Troy"" : a General Study and a Commentary
Published Berlin : De Gruyter, 2013


Description 1 online resource (547 pages)
Series Texte und Kommentare
Texte und Kommentare.
Contents I. Introduction; 1. Triphiodorus: Name, Origin, Date and Lost Works; 1.1 Name and Origin; 1.2 Dating; 1.3 Lost Works; 2. The Sack of Troy: An Overview; 2.1 General Design; 2.2 Enigmas; 2.3 Characterisation; 2.4 The Narrator; 2.5 Speeches; 3. Literary Universe: Triphiodorus and the Epic Tradition; 3.1 Triphiodorus and Homer; 3.2 Triphiodorus and the Cycle?; 3.3 Hesiod and Pindar; 3.4 Tragic Triphiodorus; 3.5 Triphiodorus' Hellenistic Reading; 3.6 Triphiodorus and Virgil?; 3.7 Triphiodorus and Imperial Literature; 3.8 Triphiodorus and the Contemporary Literary Scene; 4. Metrics
5. Reading the Sack of TroyII. Greek Text; III. Commentary; IV. Bibliography; V. Indexes
Summary This work offers an updated commentary of Triphiodorus' Sack of Troy, furnished with a thorough introduction. The reliable and long-lasting companion fills a gap in the scholarship on Imperial epic, giving a comprehensive approach to the poem for the benefit of researchers and other interested readers in search either of an updated and informed general study or a meticulous commentary on a certain passage
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes English and Greek
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SUBJECT Tryphiodorus. Iliou halōsis.
Iliou halōsis (Tryphiodorus) fast (OCoLC)fst01359992
Subject LITERARY CRITICISM -- Ancient & Classical.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9783110285307