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Title Pindar's poetry, patrons, and festivals [electronic resource] : from archaic Greece to the Roman Empire / edited by Simon Hornblower and Catherine Morgan.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.


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Description xiv, 473 p. : ill., maps, plans.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [409]-445) and indexes.
Contents Introduction / Simon Hornblower and Catherine Morgan -- The origins of the festivals, especially Delphi and the Pythia / John Davies -- Origins of the Olympics / Stephen Instone -- Pindar, athletes, and the early Greek statue habit / R.R.R. Smith -- Fame, memorial, and choral poetry : the origins of epinikian poetry : an historical study / Rosalind Thomas -- Epinikian eidography / N.J. Lowe -- Pindar's poetry as poetry : a literary commentary / Michael Silk -- Pindar, place, and performance / Christopher Carey -- Debating patronage : the cases of Argos and Corinth / Catherine Morgan -- Elite mobility in the West / Carla M. Antonaccio -- 'Dolphins in the sea' (Isthmian 9.7) : Pindar and the Aeginetans / Simon Hornblower -- Thessalian aristocracy and society in the age of the Epinikian / Maria Stamatopoulou -- The entire house is full of crowns : Hellenistic agnes and the commemoration of victory / Riet van Bremen -- 'Kapetleia Olympia' : Roman emperors and Greek agnes / Tony Spawforth -- Conclusion : the prestige of the games / Mary Douglas.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Pindar -- Criticism and interpretation.
Bacchylides -- Criticism and interpretation.
Laudatory poetry, Greek -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Hornblower, Simon.
Morgan, Catherine, 1961-
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780199296729 (hbk.)

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