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Title Friendship in ancient Greek thought and literature : essays in honour of Chris Carey and Michael J. Edwards / edited by Athanasios Efstathiou, Jakub Filonik, Christos Kremmydas, Eleni Volonaki
Published Leiden, The Netherlands ; Boston : Brill, 2023


Description 1 online resource ( xiv, 470 pages) : illustratoins (chiefly color)
Series Mnemosyne supplements, monographs on Greek and Latin language and literature ; volume 474
Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava. Supplementum ; . 474
Contents Introduction : exploring philia in ancient Greek thought and literature / Christos Kremmydas -- Part 1. The poetics of friendship. Three friendships / Michael Edwards -- Philia and the poetics of tragedy / Chris Carey -- Absent friends : why is friendship less important in tragedy than in the Iliad? / G.O. Hutchinson -- A gift-song to an old friend : Pindar, Thrasybulus, Nicomachus, and the Second Isthmian / Lucia Athanassaki -- Charis and charites in Callimachus : friendship in a hostile world / Flora P. Manakidou -- Part 2. Dramatic friendships. Philia in Euripidean tragedy / Georgia Xanthaki-Karamanou -- Antigone's "nearest and dearest" : metapoetry in Euripides' Antigone and Phoenissae / Ioanna Karamanou -- Who needed Pylades? / Marco Fantuzzi -- Part 3. Friendship and the historian. Friendship in Herodotus / Christopher Pelling -- Can you trust Xerxes to be your friend? : friendship and autocracy in Herodotus / Kleanthis Mantzouranis -- Friendship in the relations between the cities in Thucydides / Vassileios L. Konstantinopoulos -- Friends in arms under the public gaze / Hara Thliveri -- Friendship on stone : inscribed narratives of the rescue and ransom of exiles and captives / Adele Scafuro -- Part 4. Frinds and enemies in court. Civic friendships and filial duties : representations of political bonds in classical Athens / Jakub Filonik -- Friendship betrayed : Isocrates 16 and the Athenian Reconciliation of 403/402 BCE / Lene Rubinstein -- Blood is (usually) thicker than water : kinship and friendship in ancient Greek inheritance disputes / Brenda Griffith-Williams -- The flexibility of the rhetoric of friendship in Athenian courts / Eleni Volonaki -- Shifting political friendships in Athens in the age of Demosthenes and Philip II / Athanasios Efstathiou -- Part 5. Post-classical friendships. The code "help friends -- harm enemies" and the Socratic tradition / Maria Noussia-Fantuzzi -- Friendship in Pausanias / K.W. Arafat -- Philia in Libanius' letters / Manfred Kraus -- Part 6. The afterlife of ancient philia. A friend in need is a friend indeed : Tom Paulin's rescuing of Antigone's afterlife / Dimitrios Kentrotis Zinelis -- A modern neo-Platonic friendship / David Konstan
Notes Some contributions to this volume originally presented at the conference Philia stēn Arkhaia Logotekhnia kai Proslēpsē - Friendship in Greek literature and Reception, which took place 27-28 April 2017 in Kalamata, Greece
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on July 10, 2023)
Subject Greek literature -- History and criticism -- Congresses
Friendship in literature -- Congresses
Friendship -- Greece -- History -- To 1500 -- Congresses
Form Electronic book
Author Carey, Christopher (Classicist), honoree
Edwards, Michael, 1958- honoree
Efstathiou, Athanasios, editor
Filonik, Jakub, editor
Kremmydas, Christos, editor
Volonaki, Eleni, editor
E.J. Brill (Firm)
Philia stēn Arkhaia Logotekhnia kai Proslēpsē (Conference) (2017 : Kalamata, Greece), creator
LC no. 2023021809
ISBN 9789004548671