Andrew Faulkner, D.Phil. (2005), Oxford University, is Associate Professor of Classics at the University of Waterloo. He has published on Greek poetry and hymnography from the archaic period to Late Antiquity.
Owen Hodkinson, D.Phil. (2009), Oxford University, is Lecturer in Greek and Roman Cultures at the University of Leeds. He has published several articles on Greek narrative and epistolary literature, and co-edited Epistolary Narratives in Ancient Greek Literature (Brill 2013).
Contributors are: Ewen Bowie, Michael Brumbaugh, Nicola Devlin, William D. Furley, Miguel Herrero de Jáuregi, Anne-France Morand, Ivana Petrovic, Nicholas Richardson, Susan A. Stephens, and Athanassios Vergados.
Scholars and students of Greek hymns of all periods and forms, as well as those interested in the history of Greek narrative literature and its study.
Table of contents
A. Faulkner and O. Hodkinson
Part 1 - The Homeric Hymns
1 Constructing a Hymnic Narrative: Tradition and Innovation in the Longer Homeric Hymns
2 The Silence of Zeus: Speech in the Homeric Hymns
Part 2 - Hellenistic Hymns
3 Callimachus and His Narrators
4 Narrative Strategies and Hesiodic Reception in Callimachus’ Λουτρὰ Παλλάδος
5 Time and Place, Narrative and Speech in Philicus, Philodamus, and Limenius
Part 3 - Imperial Greek Hymns
6 Narrative in a Late Hymn to Dionysos (P. Ross. Georg. i.11)
7 Narrative Technique and Generic Hybridity in Aelius Aristides’ Prose Hymns
8 Making the Hymn: Mesomedean Narrative and the Interpretation of a Genre
9 A Philosopher and His Muse: The Narrative of Proclus’ Hymns
Part 4 - Orphic Hymns and “Magical Hymns”
10 The Narrative Techniques of the Orphic Hymns
11 The Poet and His Addressees in Orphic Hymns
M. Herrero de Jáuregui
12 Hymns in the Papyri Graecae Magicae
Index of Ancient Passages