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Brill's Companion to Apollonius Rhodius (Theodore D Papanghelis Antonios Rengakos (eds)) Paperback Book, (Brill, 2008) 9789004205888
Brill's Companion to Apollonius Rhodius (Theodore D Papanghelis Antonios Rengakos (eds)) Paperback Book, (Brill, 2008) 9789004205888
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Title: Brill's Companion to Apollonius Rhodius

Author: Papanghelis, Theodore D Antonios Rengakos (eds)

Publisher: Brill; Publication Date: 2008

Paperback; ISBN: 9789004205888

Volumes: 1; Pages: xvi, 480

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This volume on Apollonius of Rhodes, whose Argonautica is the sole full-length epic to survive from the Hellenistic period, comprises articles by eighteen leading scholars from Europe and America. Their contributions cover a wide range of issues from the history of the text and the problems of the poet's biography through questions of style, literary technique and intertextual relations to the epic's literary and cultural reception. The aim of this 2nd edition is to give an up-to-date outline of the scholarly discussion in these areas and to provide a survey of recent and current trends in Apollonian studies which will be useful also to students of Hellenistic poetry in general. Table of ContentsEditors' Introduction Theodore Papanghelis Papanghelis, Theodore Antonios Rengakos Rengakos, AntoniosPreface to the Second Edition Theodore Papanghelis Papanghelis, Theodore Antonios Rengakos Rengakos, Antonios1 Outlines of Apollonian Scholarship 1955-1999 [with an Addendum: Apollonius 2000 and Beyond] Reinhold F. Glei Glei, Reinhold F. 12 The Textual Tradition of the Argonautica Gerson Schade Schade, Gerson Paolo Eleuteri Eleuteri, Paolo 293 Myth and History in the Biography of Apollonius Mary R. Lefkowitz Lefkowitz, Mary R. 514 Hellenistic Chronology: Theocritus, Callimachus, and Apollonius Rhodius Adolf Kohnken Kohnken, Adolf 735 Ptolemaic Epic Susan Stephens Stephens, Susan 956 The Poetics of Narrative in the Argonautica Richard Hunter Hunter, Richard 1157 Apollonius Rhodius as "Inventor" of the Interior Monologue Massimo Fusillo Fusillo, Massimo 1478 Apollonius on Poetry Markus Asper Asper, Markus 1679 The Similes of Apollonius Rhodius. Intertextuality and Epic Innovation Bernd Effe Effe, Bernd 19910 "Homeric" Formularity in the Argonautica of Apollonius of Rhodes Marco Fantuzzi Fantuzzi, Marco 22111 Apollonius Rhodius as a Homeric Scholar Antonios Rengakos Rengakos, Antonios 24312 Apollonius as a Hellenistic Geographer Doris Meyer Meyer, Doris 26713 Which Magic? Which Eros? Apollonius' Argonautica and the Different Narrative Roles of Medea as a Sorceress in Love Marco Fantuzzi Fantuzzi, Marco 28714 Beyond the Argonautica: In Search of Apollonius' Ktisis Poems Evina Sistakou Sistakou, Evina 31115 Apollonius and Virgil Damien P. Nelis Nelis, Damien P. 34116 "Est deus in nobis ...": Medea meets her Maker Edward J. Kenney Kenney, Edward J. 36317 Echoes and Imitations of Apollonius Rhodius in Late Greek Epic Francis Vian Vian, Francis 38718 The Golden Fleece. Imperial Dream John K. Newman Newman, John K. 413Bibliography 445Index 477
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