Bacchylides: A Selection

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Cambridge University Press, 17‏/06‏/2004 - 279 من الصفحات
"Bacchylides (c. 520-450 BC) was one of the nine Greek lyric poets selected as models of this genre by the Alexandrian scholars who first collected and edited their songs in the 3rd century BC. Bacchylides' songs did not survive the end of antiquity, but substantial portions of at least three books have been recovered from papyri found in Egypt. This is the first commentary in English since R. C. Jebb's Bacchylides (1905). It aims to introduce the reader to two important areas of Greek choral lyric poetry in which Bacchylides was pre-eminent: songs in praise of individuals (victory odes 3-6 and 11, and enkomia frr. 20A-D), and songs composed for religious festivals (dithyrambs, procession songs, and paeans). Among the most attractive features of his style are the well-balanced formal structure of his poems, and his vivid narrative which is capable of creating scenes of high drama and deep passion"--Publisher Description.
 

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Introduction Ι 1 Choral lyric poetry and its public
1
Festivals and games
4
Bacchylides life and works
9
Language and prosody ΙΟ
10
Metre
14
Style
18
Alexandrian scholarship and the fate of the text
25
The surviving papyri
28
ΑΛΕΞΙΔΑΜΟΙ ΜΕΤΑΠΟΝΤΙΝΟΙ ΠΑΙΔΙ ΠΑΛΑΙΣΤΗΣ ΠΥΘΙΑ
47
ΒΑΚΧΥΛΙΔΟΥ ΔΙΘΥΡΑΜΒΟΙ
53
ΗΡΑΚΛΗΣ vel ΔΗΙΑΝΕΙΡΑ ? ΕΙΣ ΔΕΛΦΟΥΣ
55
ΗΙΘΕΟΙ Η ΘΗΣΕΥΣ ΚΗΙΟΙΣ ΕΙΣ ΔΗΛΟΝ
57
ΘΗΣΕΥΣ ΑΘΗΝΑΙΟΙΣ
62
Ιώ ΑΘΗΝΑΙΟΙΣ
64
ΙΔΑΣ ΛΑΚΕΔΑΙΜΟΝΙΟΙΣ
67
ΠΑΙΑΝ
68

Sigla and editorial conventions
31
ΒΑΚΧΥΛΙΔΟΥ ΕΠΙΝΙΚΟΙ
33
τωI ΑΥΤωI ΙΠΠΟΙΣ ΠΥΘΙΑ
37
ΤωΙ ΑΥΤωI KEΛHTI ΟΛΥΜΠΙΑ
38
ΛΑΧώNI ΚΕΙωI ΠΑΙΔΙ ΣΤΑΔΙΕΙ ΟΛΥΜΠΙΑ
46
ΠΡΟΣΟΔΙΟΝ
71
ΕΓΚΩΜΙΑ 2
72
Vases referred to in the Commentary
260
Indexes
273
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Herwig Maehler is Emeritus Professor of Papyrology at the Department of Greek and Latin, University College London. His publications include Die Auffassung des Dichterberufs im fr hen Griechentum bis zur Zeit Pindars (1963), Die Handschriften der S. Jacobi-Kirche Hamburg (1967), Urkunden r mischer Zeit (1968), Papyri aus Hermupolis (1974), Die Lieder des Bakchylides (2 vols.) (1982, 1997); Greek Bookhands of the Early Byzantine Period (with G. Cavallo) 1987; editions of Bacchylides and Pindar.

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