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Valuing the Past in the Greco-Roman World: Proceedings From the Penn-Leiden Colloquia on Ancient Values VII

edited by James Ker, Christoph Pieper
Format
Book
Published
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2014]
Language
English
Series
Mnemosyne Supplements. Monographs on Greek and Latin Language and Literature
ISBN
9789004269231, 9004269231, 9789004274952 (e-book)
Contents
  • General introduction : valuing antiquity in antiquity / James Ker and Christoph Pieper
  • PART 1. LOCATING THE PAST IN PEOPLES OR PLACES
  • Pelasgians and Leleges : using the past to understand the present / Jeremy McInerney
  • The Egyptian past in the Roman present / Maaike Leemreize
  • The Roman suburbium and the Roman past / Joseph Farrell
  • PART 2. ENCOUNTERING THE PAST THROUGH MATERIAL OBJECTS
  • Burnt temples in the landscape of the past / Margaret M. Miles
  • Keimelia in context : toward an understanding of the value of antiquities in the past / Amanda S. Reiterman
  • Croesus' offerings and the value of the past in Herodotus' histories / Karen Bassi
  • PART 3. PERSONS SEEMING TO EMBODY AN ANCIENT ETHOS
  • The creation of anachronism : assessing ancient valor in Sophocles' Ajax / Sheila Murnaghan
  • Long ago and far away ... the uses of the past in Tacitus' Minora / Christina S. Kraus
  • M. Atilius Regulus-making defeat into victory : diverse values in an ambivalent story / Eleanor Winsor Leach
  • PART 4. THE PRESENT DISTANCED FROM PAST EXAMPLES
  • Agrippina the Younger : Tacitus' Unicum Exemplum / Caitlin C. Gillespie
  • Si te nostra tulissent saecula : comparison with the past as a means of glorifying the present in Domitianic Panegyric / Lisa Cordes
  • The value of the past challenged : myth and ancient history in the Attic orators / Jonas Grethlein
  • PART 5. THE ARCHAIC PAST IN LITERARY HISTORY
  • Archaizing and classicism in the literary historical thinking of Dionysius of Halicarnassus / Lawrence Kim
  • The Attic muse and the Asian harlot : classicizing allegories in Dionysius and Longinus / Casper C. de Jonge
  • From Lesbos she took her honeycomb : Sappho and the "female tradition" in Hellenistic poetry / Mieke de Vos
  • Ennius and the revaluation of traditional historiography in Lucretius' De Rerum Natura / Jason S. Nethercut
  • PART 6. ANTIQUARIAN DISCOURSES
  • Valuing the mediators of antiquity in the Noctes Atticae / Joseph A. Howley
  • Valuing antiquity in antiquity by means of allegoresis / Ilaria L.E. Ramelli.
Description
page cm.
Notes
  • Papers presented at the Penn Leiden Colloquium on Ancient Values VII, entitled "Valuing Antiquity in Antiquity," Leiden University, June, 15-16, 2012.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Statement
Mnemosyne supplements. Monographs on Greek and Latin language and literature, 0169-8958 ; volume 369
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