Brills Companion to Ancient Greek Scholarship (Brills Companions in Classical Studies)
Cynthia Eller chap. In chapter 7, Sandra Blakely discusses the different models of interpretation by 19th-century German and French anthropologists on the mystery cult of the Great Gods of Samothrace. Ailsa Hunt chap.
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Chapter 12, penned by Irene Salvo, focuses on a specific case study, that of Ernesto de Martino , and the ways he combined classics and ethnography in his studies on the tradition of the evil eye in southern Italy by drawing on Graeco-Roman analogous ideas. Franco De Angelis chap.
Emily Varto and the contributors have managed to successfully present the thesis of the volume by focusing on a variety of topics and case studies. Nickolas P.
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Search Term. This is the first full-scale companion on Hesiod to appear in English. The twelve contributions included in this volume cover a wide range of aspects of Hesiodic poetry, such as the relation between Hesiod and the literary traditions of the Near East and the entire span of works comprising the Hesiodic corpus, from the Theogony and the Works and Days to the Melampodia and the Aigimios. They also explore the language, style, poetics, and narrative art of Hesiod, as well as his influence on Hellenistic and Roman poetry, but also his reception by the ancient biographical traditions and scholia.
The aim of this volume is to supply all those interested in Greek poetry with an up-to-date and comprehensive overview of scholarly approaches to Hesiod and various other works which have come down to us under his name.
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