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Author Gutzwiller, Kathryn
Title The New Posidippus : A Hellenistic Poetry Book
Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005
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Note Intro -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Abbreviations -- List of Contributors -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The Poems of Posidippus -- PART I: PAPYRUS ROLLS, READERS, AND EDITORS -- 3. Back from the Dead with Posidippus -- 4. The Posidippus Papyrus: Bookroll and Reader -- 5. The Editor's Toolbox: Strategies for Selection and Presentation in the Milan Epigram Papyrus -- 6. New Old Posidippus and Old New Posidippus: From Occasion to Edition in the Epigrams -- PART II: A BOOK IN SECTIONS -- 7. The Politics and Poetics of Geography in the Milan Posidippus, Section One: On Stones (AB 1-20) -- 8. Cabinet Fit for a Queen: The Λιθιká as Posidippus' Gem Museum -- 9. Posidippus on Weather Signs and the Tradition of Didactic Poetry -- 10. Posidippus and the Truth in Sculpture -- 11. The Art of Poetry and the Poetry of Art: The Unity and Poetics of Posidippus' Statue-Poems -- PART III: POSIDIPPUS IN A PTOLEMAIC CONTEXT -- 12. Battle of the Books -- 13. Posidippus at Court: The Contribution of the 'Ιππká of P. Mil. Vogl. VIII 309 to the Ideology of Ptolemaic Kingship -- 14. Posidippus, Poet of the Ptolemies -- PART IV: A HELLENISTIC BOOK AND ITS LITERARY CONTEXT -- 15. The Literariness of the Milan Papyrus, or 'What Difference a Book?' -- 16. The Search for the Perfect Book: A PS to the New Posidippus -- Bibliography -- Index Locorum -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- S -- T -- V -- X -- General Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z
From an Egyptian mummy has come an exciting discovery of previously unknown Greek literature. This volume contains a translation of these epigrams by the Greek poet Posidippus, together with essays about the papyrus by experts in the fields of papyrology, Greek and Roman literature, Ptolemaic history, and visual culture
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Gutzwiller, Kathryn The New Posidippus : A Hellenistic Poetry Book Oxford : Oxford University Press,c2005 9780199267811
Subject Posidippus, -- of Pella, -- b. ca. 310 B.C. -- Criticism and interpretation -- Congresses.;Posidippus, -- of Pella, -- b. ca. 310 B.C. -- Translations into English -- Congresses.;Posidippus, -- of Pella, -- b. ca. 310 B.C. -- Manuscripts -- Congresses
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Alt Author Posidippus
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