The Poetics of Colonization: From City to Text in Archaic by Carol Dougherty

By Carol Dougherty

Stories of archaic Greek urban foundations remain instructed and retold lengthy after the colonies themselves have been settled, and this booklet explores how the traditional Greeks developed their reminiscence of founding new towns out of the country. Greek tales approximately colonizing Sicily or the Black Sea within the 7th century B.C.E. are not any extra obvious, no much less culturally developed than nineteenth-century British stories of empire in India or Africa; they're each piece as a lot approximately strength, language, and cultural appropriation. This booklet brings anthropological and literary conception to undergo at the narratives that later Greeks inform approximately founding colonies and the strategies wherein the colonized are assimilated into the usual story-lines, metaphors, and rituals of the colonizers. the uniqueness and the universality of the Greek colonial representations are explored via particular comparability with later eu narratives of latest international cost.

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Carmina Anacreontea 1-34: Ein Kommentar by Alexia Zotou

By Alexia Zotou

This examine contains new translations and interpretations of the 1st 34 poems within the Anacreontic corpus. the purpose of the examine is to stipulate a consultant photo of this modification of the poetry of the Imperial interval by means of taking into account how older in addition to extra modern literary genres prompted their building.

Die vorliegende Studie enthält neue Übersetzungen und Interpretationsansätze zu den ersten 34 Gedichten des anakreontischen Corpus. Ziel der Studie ist es, ein möglichst repräsentatives Bild dieser Spielart der kaiserzeitlichen Lyrik zu skizzieren, indem Einflüsse sowohl älterer als auchzeitgenössischer literarischer Gattungen aufderen Gestaltungmitberücksichtigt werden.

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Crime and Punishment in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Age by Albrecht Classen

By Albrecht Classen

Norms, ideas, and legislation have made up our minds the interplay of individuals all through time, and but transgressions have regularly happened. Crime and next punishments are primary concerns choosing each society. The articles during this quantity learn medieval legislation and records reflecting on vices, crimes, and wrongdoings and hence supply a profound research of the premodern international in its improvement in social, monetary, criminal, ethical, and moral phrases.

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Remembering the Crusades: Myth, Image, and Identity by Nicholas Paul

By Nicholas Paul

Few occasions in ecu historical past generated extra ancient, creative, and literary responses than the conquest of Jerusalem via the armies of the 1st campaign in 1099. This epic army and non secular day trip, and the various that it, turned a part of the collective reminiscence of groups in Europe, Byzantium, North Africa, and the close to East. Remembering the Crusades examines the ways that these thoughts have been negotiated, transmitted, and remodeled from the center a long time in the course of the glossy interval.

Bringing jointly best students in paintings heritage, literature, and medieval ecu and close to japanese heritage, this quantity addresses a couple of very important questions. How did medieval groups reply to the highbrow, cultural, and existential demanding situations posed by means of the original fusion of piety and violence of the 1st campaign? How did the crusades adjust the shape and which means of monuments and landscapes all through Europe and the close to East? What position did the crusades play in shaping the collective identification of towns, associations, and non secular sects?

In exploring those and different questions, the individuals study how the occasions of the 1st campaign resonated in quite a lot of cultural artifacts, together with literary texts, paintings and structure, and liturgical ceremonies. They speak about how Christians, Jews, and Muslims recalled and interpreted the occasions of the crusades and what far-reaching implications that remembering had on their groups through the centuries.

Remembering the Crusades is the 1st number of essays to enquire the commemoration of the crusades in japanese and western cultures. Its unheard of multidisciplinary and cross-cultural technique issues how one can an entire reevaluation of where of the crusades in medieval and smooth societies.

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Homeric Receptions Across Generic and Cultural Contexts by Athanasios Efstathiou, Ioanna Karamanou

By Athanasios Efstathiou, Ioanna Karamanou

This quantity presents a clean viewpoint on Homeric reception via a methodologically centred, interdisciplinary research of the modifications of Homeric epic inside of various ordinary and cultural contexts. It brings jointly best foreign students and acute younger researchers, exploring how numerous features of Homeric poetics may be mapped directly to a variety of contexts lower than varied ancient, literary and inventive stipulations.

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Highland Barbarian by Hannah Howell

By Hannah Howell

Sir Artan Murray was once correct whilst he determined that the loss of life previous guy who bid him acquire his niece did not understand her in any respect. The livid girl dealing with him is neither ''sweet'' nor ''biddable.'' She calls for the brawny Highlander go back her to the marriage celebration from which he took her. yet Artan has no purpose of permitting so lively and bewitching a creature to suffer a loveless marriage to a ruthless lord for her clan's sake. He goals to woo the lass and to teach her that real love additionally yields unforgettable pleasure...Cecily Donaldson understands a bond cast through hazard and desperation can't undergo. yet Artan's contact leaves her breathless, and she or he is familiar with this to be her one probability to adventure actual ardour ahead of an prepared marriage seals her destiny. but as soon as began, ardour can't be denied...nor can a love with the promise to alter every thing.

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Legendary Rivals: Collegiality and Ambition in the Tales of by Jaclyn Neel

By Jaclyn Neel

In mythical competitors Jaclyn Neel argues for a brand new interpretation of the basis myths of Rome. rather than a unfavourable portrayal of the city’s early historical past, those stories supply a didactic paradigm of the proper approach to interact in competition.
Accounts from the triumviral interval tension the dysfunctional nature of the city’s starting place to seize the reminiscence of Rome’s civil wars. Republican facts indicates a distinct emphasis. via diachronic analyses of the stories of Romulus and Remus, Amulius and Numitor, Brutus and Collatinus, and Camillus and Manlius Capitolinus, Neel indicates that Romans of the Republic and early Principate may have noticeable those tales as examples of festival that driven the boundaries of propriety.

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Thucydides and Pindar: Historical Narrative and the World of by Simon Hornblower

By Simon Hornblower

Simon Hornblower argues for a dating among Thucydides and Pindar no longer thus far stated in sleek scholarship. He argues that historical critics have been correct to observe stylistic similarities among those nice exponents of the "severe sort" in prose and verse. partially One he explores the history of epinikian poetry and athletics, the values shared by way of the 2 authors, and faith and colonization myths, and offers a geographically equipped survey of Pindar's Mediterranean international, exploiting onomastic facts. half contains an research of Thucydides' account of the Olympic video games of 420 BC; discussions of the 4 elements of Thucydides' historical past of their relation to Pindar; statements of process, excursuses, speeches, and narrative, in particular the Sicilian books; and a stylistic-literary comparability of Thucydides and Pindar.

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Chaucer Traditions: Studies in Honour of Derek Brewer by Ruth Morse, Barry Windeatt

By Ruth Morse, Barry Windeatt

Chaucer was once perceived because the father of English poetry, and his works gave upward push to a variety of traditions of either artistic reaction and significant statement, to next 'Chaucerian' authors and to a physique of remark approximately his writings. This publication is the 1st to explain Chaucer's literary impression throughout a variety of writers and sessions. It takes as its subject matter the diversity of responses to Chaucer or 'Chaucer Traditions', and addresses subject matters of exact curiosity coming up from the results Chaucer's paintings had on next writers within the 3 centuries major as much as Dryden. each one essay makes a speciality of a definite author or literary culture discussing those within the context of Chaucer's paintings and its impression. the result's a tremendous number of essays in order to be of curiosity to all academics and scholars of Chaucer, in addition to to students of poetry in later sessions.

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