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Author Curtis, Paul, 1965-

Title Stesichoros's Geryoneis / by Paul Curtis
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011


Description 1 online resource (xii, 201 pages) : illustrations
Series Mnemosyne supplements. Monographs on Greek and Latin language and literature, 0169-8958 ; v. 333
Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava. Supplementum ; 333
Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava. Supplementum. Monographs on Greek and Roman language and literature
Contents Introduction -- A prosopography of Stesichoros -- The Geryon myth in the Archaic period -- Historical background -- Performance -- The geryoneis as a choral song -- Cult of Geryon -- Language and phonology -- Metre -- The papyri -- The terminus ad quem of physical texts for The geryoneis -- Order of fragments -- Geryoneis -- Note on the text -- Index criticorum -- Text -- Commentary -- Appendices -- Testimonia -- Additional sources -- Eastern parallels -- Plates -- Bibliography -- Editions -- Commentaries -- Select bibliography -- Tabula comparationis -- Indices
Summary This monograph focuses solely on the Stesichoros's Geryoneis. The main feature to the book is its full-length commentary. As well as providing a detailed analysis on the poet's language and style, the song is considered in its wider religious context
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-192) and indexes
Notes Text in Greek with introduction and commentary in English
Print version record
Subject Stesichorus -- Criticism and interpretation
Stesichorus. Gēryonēis.
SUBJECT Stesichorus fast
Gēryonēis (Stesichorus) fast
Subject Lost literature -- Greece
Manuscripts, Greek (Papyri)
LITERARY CRITICISM -- Ancient & Classical.
Lost literature
Manuscripts, Greek (Papyri)
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Stesichorus. Gēryonēis
ISBN 9789004214200
Other Titles Geryoneis