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Title Reading the victory ode / edited by Péter Agocs, Chris Carey And Richard Rawles.
Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.

Subject Odes, Greek -- History and criticism.
Laudatory poetry, Greek -- History and criticism.
War poetry, Greek -- History and criticism.
Alt Name Agócs, Peter.
Carey, Christopher.
Rawles, Richard.
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary A collection of papers by international experts on one of the most paradoxical and influential poetic genres of classical antiquity.
Contents Early epinician: Ibycus and Simonides / Richard Rawles -- The lost Isthmian odes of Pindar / Giovan Battista D'Alessio -- Epinician sounds: Pindar and musical innovation / Lucia Prauscello -- Epinicians and 'patrons' / Ewen Bowie -- What happened later to the families of Pindaric patrons- and to epinician poetry? / Simon Hornblower -- Performance, re-performance and Pindar's audiences / A.D. Morrison -- Performance and re-performance: the Siphnian treasury evoked (Pindar's Pythian 6, Olympian 2 and Isthmian 2) / Lucia Athanassaki -- Representations of cult in epinician poetry / Franco Ferrari -- Epinician and the symposion: a comparison with the enkomia / Felix Budelmann -- Performance and genre: reading Pindar's [characters omitted] / Peter Agócs -- Pindar's 'difficulty' and the performance of epinician poetry: some suggestions from ethnography / Rosalind Thomas -- Poet and public: communicative strategies in Pindar and Bacchylides / Glenn W. Most -- Image and world in epinician poetry / G.O Hutchinson -- Metaphorical travel and ritual performance in epinician poetry / Claude Calame (translated by Lucy Whitelay) -- Bacchylidean myths / David Fearn -- Reading Pindar / Michael Silk.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781139525848 (electronic bk.)
1139525840 (electronic bk.)
9781139017626 (electronic bk.)
1139017624 (electronic bk.)
9781107007871 (Cloth)
1107007879 (Cloth)
ISBN/ISSN 9786613922809
OCLC # 810531594
Additional Format Print version: Reading the victory ode. Cambridge : New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012 9786613922809 (DLC) 2012002686