The Resource A companion to ancient epic, edited by John Miles Foley, (electronic resource)

A companion to ancient epic, edited by John Miles Foley, (electronic resource)

Label
A companion to ancient epic
Title
A companion to ancient epic
Statement of responsibility
edited by John Miles Foley
Contributor
Provider
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1317
LC item number
.C66 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Foley, John Miles
  • ProQuest Ebook Central
Series statement
Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Literature and culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Epic poetry
  • Epic literature
  • Epic poetry, Classical
Label
A companion to ancient epic, edited by John Miles Foley, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction / John Miles Foley -- Epic as genre / Richard P. Martin -- The Indo-European context / Joshua T. Katz -- Epic and myth / Lowell Edmunds -- Performance / Minna Skafte Jensen -- Epic and history / Kurt A. Raaflaub -- The epic hero / Gregory Nagy -- The gods in epic, or, The divine economy / Bruce Louden -- Women in epic / Helene P. Foley -- Archaeological contexts / Susan Sherratt -- The physical media : tablet, scroll, codex / Michael W. Haslam -- Ancient reception / Robert Lamberton -- Translations / Richard Hamilton Armstrong -- Analogues : modern oral epics / John Miles Foley -- Comparative observations on the Near Eastern epic traditions / Jack M. Sasson -- Mesopotamian epic / Scott B. Noegel -- Epic in Ugaritic literature / N. Wyatt -- Hurrian/Hittite epic / Gary Beckman -- Persian/Iranian epic / Olga M. Davidson -- Hebrew epic / Susan Niditch -- Near Eastern connections / Walter Burkert -- Homer's Iliad / Mark W. Edwards -- Homer's Odyssey / Laura M. Slatkin -- Hesiod / Stephanie Nelson -- Epic cycle and fragments / Jonathan S. Burgess -- Apollonius of Rhodes / D. P. Nelis -- Quintus of Smyrna / Alan James -- Nonnus / Robert Shorrock -- Epic and other genres in the ancient Greek world / R. Scott Garner -- Homer's post-classical legacy / Casey Dué -- Origins and essence / Joseph Farrell -- Early republican epic / Sander M. Goldberg -- Lucretius / Monica R. Gale -- Virgil's Aeneid / Michael C. J. Putnam -- Ovid / Carole E. Newlands -- Lucan / Shadi Bartsch -- Valerius Flaccus / Andrew Zissos -- Statius / William J. Dominik -- Silius Italicus / Raymond D. Marks -- Claudian / Michael H. Barnes -- Latin Christian epics of late antiquity / Dennis E. Trout -- Epic and other genres / R. Jenkyns -- Virgil's post-classical legacy / Craig Kallendorf
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (v, 664 p.)
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Other physical details
ill., map.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC243563
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL243563
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10158701
  • (OCoLC)935228389
Label
A companion to ancient epic, edited by John Miles Foley, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction / John Miles Foley -- Epic as genre / Richard P. Martin -- The Indo-European context / Joshua T. Katz -- Epic and myth / Lowell Edmunds -- Performance / Minna Skafte Jensen -- Epic and history / Kurt A. Raaflaub -- The epic hero / Gregory Nagy -- The gods in epic, or, The divine economy / Bruce Louden -- Women in epic / Helene P. Foley -- Archaeological contexts / Susan Sherratt -- The physical media : tablet, scroll, codex / Michael W. Haslam -- Ancient reception / Robert Lamberton -- Translations / Richard Hamilton Armstrong -- Analogues : modern oral epics / John Miles Foley -- Comparative observations on the Near Eastern epic traditions / Jack M. Sasson -- Mesopotamian epic / Scott B. Noegel -- Epic in Ugaritic literature / N. Wyatt -- Hurrian/Hittite epic / Gary Beckman -- Persian/Iranian epic / Olga M. Davidson -- Hebrew epic / Susan Niditch -- Near Eastern connections / Walter Burkert -- Homer's Iliad / Mark W. Edwards -- Homer's Odyssey / Laura M. Slatkin -- Hesiod / Stephanie Nelson -- Epic cycle and fragments / Jonathan S. Burgess -- Apollonius of Rhodes / D. P. Nelis -- Quintus of Smyrna / Alan James -- Nonnus / Robert Shorrock -- Epic and other genres in the ancient Greek world / R. Scott Garner -- Homer's post-classical legacy / Casey Dué -- Origins and essence / Joseph Farrell -- Early republican epic / Sander M. Goldberg -- Lucretius / Monica R. Gale -- Virgil's Aeneid / Michael C. J. Putnam -- Ovid / Carole E. Newlands -- Lucan / Shadi Bartsch -- Valerius Flaccus / Andrew Zissos -- Statius / William J. Dominik -- Silius Italicus / Raymond D. Marks -- Claudian / Michael H. Barnes -- Latin Christian epics of late antiquity / Dennis E. Trout -- Epic and other genres / R. Jenkyns -- Virgil's post-classical legacy / Craig Kallendorf
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (v, 664 p.)
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Other physical details
ill., map.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC243563
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL243563
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10158701
  • (OCoLC)935228389

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