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Thucydides and PindarHistorical Narrative and the World of Epinikian Poetry$
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Simon Hornblower

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780199249190

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249190.001.0001

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People, Places, Prosopography, and Politics

People, Places, Prosopography, and Politics

(p.129) 5 People, Places, Prosopography, and Politics
Thucydides and Pindar

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This chapter examines overlaps and differences between the treatment of particular individuals (including families), cities, and places in Thucydides and Pindar. It is organized geographically, covering individuals and places other than Aigina, Sparta, Kyrene, and Athens and individuals and places in Aigina, Sparta, Kyrene, and Athens. It is shown that the men Pindar wrote for Thucydides talked to. Politics and panhellenic kudos-conferring games are also discussed.

Keywords:   Aigina, Sparta, Kyrene, Athens, politics, panhellenic games

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