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problem of freedom in Greece from Homer to Pindar

B. R. English

problem of freedom in Greece from Homer to Pindar

by B. R. English

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece
    • Subjects:
    • Liberty.,
    • Greece -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 105-106.

      Statementby B.R. English.
      SeriesUniversity of Toronto Studies., no. 11
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDF82 .E6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination106 p. ;
      Number of Pages106
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6400049M
      LC Control Number40007068
      OCLC/WorldCa7725550

      Money and the early Greek mind: Homer, philosophy, tragedy - Richard Seaford Book (trans.), Pindar Book Read status Add note Pindar and the cult of heroes - Bruno Currie Book Read status Add note First-person problems in Pindar - G. B. D'Alessio Article Online Resource Read status Add note The Olympian. Homer, presumed author of the Iliad and the Odyssey. He is one of the most influential authors of all time, for the two epics provided the basis of Greek education and culture throughout the Classical age and formed the backbone of humane education down to .

      The aim of Liebert’s book is to resolve a classic paradox in the field of ancient aesthetics, namely the pleasure taken in tragedy, and more widely the mimetics of painful emotions. This issue was significant enough in ancient Greece for Plato and Aristotle to address it at length. In defeat, the Carthaginian general Hamilcar died, possibly by throwing himself onto the fire during a religious sacrifice, and Greek freedom was saved. Justly, the poet Pindar described the victory as ‘drawing Greece from heavy slavery’: it imposed slavery on the barbarian participants instead. 1 Hordes of them were distributed as captives.

      Among his writings, we find Pindar's Pythian Odes (), Oxford Book of Greek Verse (), Tradition and Design in the Iliad (), Ancient Greek Literature (), Pindari Carmina (; 2nd edition), Greek Lyric Poetry: from Alcman to Simonides (Oxford ), Oxford Book of Greek Poetry in Translation (), Early Greek Elegists. Pindar's Homer: the lyric provides answers to the problems that have prevented proper appreciation of the work. In addition to the full introduction and commentary, the book also has a new text based on re-examination of the manuscripts, detailed metrical discussion and a translation."-- The Greek lyric poet Pindar is renowned for his.


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The Problem of Freedom in Greece From Homer to PindarAuthor: Basil Redvers English. Get this from a library. The problem of freedom in Greece from Homer to Pindar. [B R English]. Pindar (/ ˈ p ɪ n d ər /; Greek: Πίνδαρος Pindaros, ; Latin: Pindarus; c.

– BC) was an Ancient Greek lyric poet from the canonical nine lyric poets of ancient Greece, his work is the best preserved.

Quintilian wrote, "Of the nine lyric poets, Pindar is by far the greatest, in virtue of his inspired magnificence, the beauty of his thoughts and figures, the rich Born: c.Cynoscephalae, Boiotia.

| By Gregory Nagy I argue that the figure of Homer in the lyric songmaking of Pindar is envisioned as the poet of all epic, not only of the Iliad and the Odyssey as we know them.

At the core of my argumentation here is the earliest reconstructable meaning of the word kuklos (κύκλος) as applied to the Epic Cycle. In terms of such an application, kuklos refers to all poetry.

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Pindar's Homer: The Lyric Possession of an Epic Past Gregory Nagy Nagy challenges the widely held view that the development of lyric poetry in Greece represents the rise of individual innovation over collective tradition.

Drawing extensively on the works of Homer, Pindar, Archilochus, Aristophanes, Sappho, Heraclitus, the Greek tragedians, Parmenides, Callimachus, and a host of other writers and thinkers, Snell shows how the Homeric myths provided a blueprint for the intellectual structure the Greeks erected; how the notion of universality in Greek tragedy.

His other publications include Epic Interactions: Perspectives on Homer, Virgil, and the Epic Tradition Presented to Jasper Griffin by Former Pupils (Oxford, ), as co-editor, and the authored monograph Pindar and the Cult ofHeroes (Oxford, ).

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Their function would eventually narrow to be primarily. Pindar (ca. – BC), was an Ancient Greek lyric poet. Of the canonical nine lyric poets of ancient Greece, Pindar is the one whose work is best preserved. Quintilian described him as "by far the greatest of the nine lyric poets, in virtue of his inspired magnificence, the beauty of his thoughts and figures, the rich exuberance of his.

Nagy has noted that, “[a]s in the songs of Pindar, the figure of Homer is treated as the ultimate representative of epic in the prose of Herodotus (e.g. [Histories] –).” I would go a step further to stress that the foremost epic exemplars for both Pindar and Herodotus were Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey.

Gregory Nagy, Pindar's Homer: The Lyric Possession of an Epic Past Acknowledgments Abbreviations Introduction.

A Word on Assumptions, Methods, and Aims 1. Oral Poetry and Ancient Greek Poetry: Broadening and Narrowing the Terms 2. The Poetics of Panhellenism and the Enigma of Authorship in Early Greece 3. The Panhellenization of Song 4. Although attributed to Homer, “The Iliad” is clearly dependent on an older oral tradition and may well have been the collective inheritance of many singer-poets over a long period of time (the historical Fall of Troy is usually dated to around the start of the 12th Century BCE).

Homer was probably one of the first generation of authors who were also literate, as the Greek alphabet was.

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