|Statement||[edited by] Manuel Baumbach, Andrej Petrovic, Ivana Petrovic|
|LC Classifications||PA3123 .A73 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2010000979|
Archaic and Classical Greek epigrams did not simply serve the objects they describe but also demonstrate a high degree of aesthetic and literary achievement. This volume breaks new ground in the study of the genre and is important for scholars of 4/5(2). chapter 1 Archaic and classical Greek epigram: an introduction Manuel Baumbach, Andrej Petrovic and Ivana Petrovic i the object of investigation Early Greek epigrams have been widely neglected by classicists and, if. 1. Archaic and classical Greek epigram: an introduction / Manuel Baumbach, Andrej Petrovic and Ivana Petrovic --Part I. Contextualisation: [Section 1.] Speaking and reading: the dialogue between epigram and passer-by: 2. Speaker and addressee in early Greek epigram and lyric / Thomas A. Schmitz; 3. This is the first study to view dedications comprehensively as sites of ritual efficacy and, especially, to recover epigram's reflections of and contributions to that efficacy and restore it to an important place in the panorama of Greek religious reconstruct the Archaic experience of reading and viewing, the book draws on studies Cited by:
Preview. As part of the new wave of interest in Greek epigram, partly prompted by the publication, in , of the Milan Posidippus papyrus, M. Baumbach, A. Petrovic, and I. Petrovic offer a collection of essays, which is the result of an international and interdisciplinary conference on Archaic and Classical Greek epigram held in Castle Rauischholzhausen, Germany, in Author: Lucia Floridi. Archaic and classical Greek epigram / [edited by] Manuel Baumbach, Andrej Petrovic, Ivana Petrovic. p. cm. “The present volume is the result of an international and interdisciplinary conference on archaic and classical Greek epigram which was held in Castle Rauischholzhausen (Germany) on 7thth April ”– by: Despite the large number of early Greek inscribed epigrams and their historical and social importance, modern studies have focused either on the literary epigram or (especially after the publication of Hansen’s Carmina Epigraphica Graeca) on the inscribed funerary epigram. Archaic and classical Greek epigram. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge Univ. Press. E-mail Citation» The volume demonstrates that the dominant view of epigram as a genre that became literary and artistic only in the Hellenistic period needs to be revised and showcases the aesthetic and literary achievements of the early epigrams.
"By the end of the Archaic period, Greek sanctuaries were bursting with dedications, including many that bore epigrams. This study views dedications comprehensively as sites of ritual efficacy, and in particular it recovers epigrams' reflections of and contributions to that efficacy and restores them to an important place in the panorama of Greek religious practice. Archaic and Classical Greek epigrams did not simply serve the objects they describe but also demonstrate a high degree of aesthetic and literary achievement. This volume breaks new ground in the study of the genre and is important for scholars of classics, archaeology, epigraphy and papyrology"--Provided by publisher. Archaic Greece was the period in Greek history lasting from the eighth century BC to the second Persian invasion of Greece in BC, following the Greek Dark Ages and succeeded by the Classical the archaic period, Greeks settled across the Mediterranean and the Black Seas, as far as Marseille in the west and Trapezus (Trebizond) in the east; and by the end of . BOOK REVIEW Archaic and Classical Greek Epigram. Edited by Manuel BAUMBACH, Andrej PETROVIC and Ivana PETROVIC. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge Univer-sity Press, Hardcover, £/$ ISBN n his renowned handbook of Greek literature, first published in , Albin.