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Wandering Poets and Other Essays on Late Greek Literature and Philosophy

Alan Cameron

Abstract

This book presents a revised version of some of the most important and innovative articles published by Alan Cameron in the field of late antique Greek poetry and philosophy. New material has been added to the account of the “Wandering Poets” from early Byzantine Egypt, and earlier judgment on their paganism is nuanced. The story of Cyrus of Panopolis and the empress Eudocia takes into account important recent work on the poetry of Eudocia. Several chapters discuss the date and identity of the influential poet Nonnus; another describes the remarkable revival of classicizing poetry in late anti ... More

Keywords: late antiquity, later Greek poetry, paganism, early Byzantine Egypt

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780190268947
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190268947.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alan Cameron, author