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Title
Early Greek poets' lives Early Greek poets' lives :
Type
Text
Subject
Poets, Greek--Biography--History and criticism.
Greek prose literature--History and criticism.
Greece--Biography--History and criticism.
Classical biography--History and criticism.
Hesiod.
Stesichorus.
Archilochus.
Hipponax, active 540 B.C.-537 B.C.
Terpander.
Sappho.
Language
English
Geographic Coverage
Greece
Classification
LCC: PA3043 .K58 2010 (Source: dlc)
DDC: 881/.0109 full (Assigner: dlc)
DDC: B full (Assigner: dlc)
Identified By
Lccn: 2010017664
Table Of Contents
Introduction
Hesiod: the tradition; origin and family of Hesiod; genealogies of Hesiod; Hesiod's life; the story of Hesiod's death; the works of Hesiod and on Hesiod; the date of Hesiod; formulaic themes and Orphic/Pythagorean influences in Hesiod's tradition; two modern views on the tradition of Hesiod; conclusion
Stesichorus: the tradition; Stesichorus' family; Stesichorus' home and travels; Stesichorus' poetry and music; blindness, Helen, and the Palinode; Stesichorus and politics; Stesichorus' name and his death; the date of Stesichorus; the connections with the Pythagorean tradition; formulaic elements in the tradition; conclusions
Archilochus: the tradition; Archilochus' family and his friends; Archilochus' home, journeys, and contests; Archilochus' encounter with the muses; the oracles in the tradition of Archilochus; Archilochus and the cult of gods; Lycambes and his daughters; the death of Archilochus; the cult of Archilochus; ancient criticism of Archilochus; the date of Archilochus; traditional elements in Archilochus' biography; conclusion
Hipponax: the tradition; Hipponax' origin, home town and family; Hipponax' inventions and the story of Iambe; the quarrel with Boupalus; the death of Hipponax; ancient criticism and editions of Hipponax; the date of Hipponax; formulaic themes in Hipponax' tradition; conclusion
Terpander: the tradition; Terpander's home and origin; Terpander in Sparta; the citharodes of Lesbos; the death of Terpander; Terpander's poetry and music; the date of Terpander; formulaic themes in Terpander's tradition; conclusion
Sappho: the tradition; ancient portraits and appearance of Sappho; Sappho's home and family; Sappho and Phaon, her exile and death; Sappho's reputation, circle, and rivals; Sappho's inventions and music; the ancient editions of Sappho's poetry, and the treatises on her; the date of Sappho; conclusions
The formation of biographical traditions
Conclusion.
Authorized Access Point
Kivilo, Maarit. Early Greek poets' lives