Authorship and Greek Song offers critical discussions of the concept of authorship in archaic Greek poetry. Its chapters explore the issue of authority (of poet-author and/or performer) and the transition from song (performed) to poem (read).
La Phrygie Parorée et la Pisidie septentrionale deals with the history, the historical geography and the cultural sociology of Phrygia Paroreios and Northern Pisidia during the Hellenistic and Roman periods....
In The Textual Tradition of Plato's Timaeus and Critias, Gijsbert Jonkers presents a new examination of the medieval manuscripts of both Platonic dialogues, an overview of the ancient tradition and a vast collection of ancient testimonia.
Direct Speech in Nonnus’ Dionysiaca is the first extensive study of speech in Nonnus’ Dionysiaca (5th century AD). It presents an in-depth analysis of the narrative functions of direct speech and their implications for the presentation of the epic story.
Voice and Voices in Antiquity surveys the changing concept of voice and voices in oral traditions and subsequent literary genres of antiquity, both fictional (authorial and characterized) and historical, and from Greece and the Near East to the western Roman Empire.
This book involves a historiographical study of the Hellenica Oxyrhynchia that defines its relationship with fifth- and fourth-century historical works and its role as a source of Diodorus’ Bibliotheke. The study is supported by intertextual comparison, narratological and papyrological...
Edited by Jeremy McInerney, University of Pennsylvania and Ineke Sluiter, Leiden University, with the assistance of Bob Corthals
Valuing Landscape explores how physical environments affected the cultural imagination of Greco-Roman Antiquity. It demonstrates the values attached to mountains, the underworld, sacred landscapes, and battlefields, and the evaluations of locale connected with migration, exile, and travel.