Overview:Euphrosyne: Studies in Ancient Philosophy, History, and Literature - Beitrage zur Altertumskunde - This book collects essays and other contributions by colleagues, students, and friends of the late Diskin Clay, reflecting the unusually broad range of his interests. Clay's work in ancient philosophy, and particularly in Epicurus and Epicureanism and in Plato, is reflected chapters on Epicurean concerns by Andre Laks, David Sedley and Martin Ferguson Smith, as well as Jed Atkins on Lucretius and Leo Strauss; Michael Erler contributes a chapter on Plato. James Lesher discusses Xenophanes and Sophocles, and Aryeh Kosman contributes a jeu d'esprit on the obscure Pythagorean Ameinias. Greek cultural history finds multidisciplinary treatment in Rebecca Sinos's study of Archilochus' Heros and the Parian Relief, Frank Romer's mythographic essay on Aphrodite's origins and archaic mythopoieia more generally, and Kyriakos Tsantsanoglou's explication of Callimachus's kenning of Mt. Athos as "ox-piercing spit of your mother Arsinoe." More purely literary interests are pursued in chapters on ancient Greek (Joseph Russo on Homer, Dirk Obbink on Sappho), Latin (Jenny Strauss Clay and Gregson Davis on Horace), and post-classical poetry (Helen Hadzichronoglou on Cavafy, John Miller on Robert Pinsky and Ovid). Peter Burian contributes an essay on the possibility and impossibility of translating Aeschylus. In addition to these essays, two original poems (Rosanna Warren and Jeffrey Carson) and two pairs of translations (from Horace by Davis and from Foscolo by Burian) recognize Clay's own activity as poet and translator. The volume begins with an Introduction discussing Clay's life and work, and concludes with a bibliography of Clay's publications.
This book is on page /d6967fe9748d6dc60a6682f497bcfd1c/book/1603726402-9783110597653. It was written by the following authors: Peter Burian, Jenny Strauss Clay, Gregson Davis, Susanna Fein. Book Euphrosyne: Studies in Ancient Philosophy, History, and Literature - Beitrage zur Altertumskunde, which can be read online, published by the company: De Gruyter, Medieval Institute Publications. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Drama, Poetry, Criticism. The book was published on 2020-03-09 00:00:00. It has 338 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 629 g. File for download Euphrosyne: Studies in Ancient Philosophy, History, and Literature - Beitrage zur Altertumskunde has PDF format and is called euphrosyne-studies-in-ancient-philosophy-history-and-literature-beitrage-zur-altertumskunde.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our sittindonesia.org site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.
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