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The new Simonides : contexts of praise and desire
Over the course of his life (550-460 BC), the Greek poet Simonides produced poetic work of every kind then extant: elegies, threnodies, choral odes, countless epigrams, even a small epic.Expand
Epic Heritage and Mythical Patterns in Herodotus
The Histories is a work of monumental originality, and one that springs from monumental traditions. Herodotus occasionally refers to epic characters and deeds; moreover, story-patterns familiar fromExpand
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