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The Reception of the Homeric Hymns

Andrew Faulkner, Athanassios Vergados, and Andreas Schwab

Abstract

This book explores the reception of the Homeric Hymns in literature and scholarship of the first century BC and later, with particular emphasis on Latin and Greek Imperial/Late Antique literature. With the exception of one chapter devoted to the reception of the Homeric Hymns in Greek vase painting, the essays in this book explore the reception of the Hymns in literature and scholarship of the first century BC and later: the scope of the book includes studies of Vergil, Horace, and Ovid, Greek literature of the Imperial and Late Antique period (e.g. Cornutus, Aelius Aristides, Lucian, and Proc ... More

Keywords: reception, forms of reception, Homeric Hymns, manuscript transmission, allusions, verbal parallels, motifs

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780198728788
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728788.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andrew Faulkner, editor
Associate Professor, University of Waterloo

Athanassios Vergados, editor
Professor, Heidelberg University

Andreas Schwab, editor
Assistant Professor, Heidelberg University

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Contents

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1 Introduction

Andrew Faulkner, Athanassios Vergados, and Andreas Schwab

Part I Narrative and Art

2 Visualizing Divinity

Jenny Strauss Clay

Part II Latin Literature

Part III Imperial and Late Antique Literature

11 The Homeric Hymns in Late Antiquity

Robbert M. van den Berg

12 Praising the God(s)

Gianfranco Agosti

Part IV Byzantine Literature

Part V Renaissance and Modern Literature

15 Homeric and/or Hymns

Oliver Thomas

16 The Rebirth of Venus

M. Elisabeth Schwab