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Theocritus's Urban Mimes: Mobility, Gender, and Patronage
Drawing on current literary, cultural and historical approaches, this book presents readings of Theocritus's urban mimes, which are among the most frequently cited evidence of Hellenistic culturalExpand
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Women's Commensality in the Ancient Greek World
Dining and drinking rituals in the ancient world have been the subject of much recent discussion, and the significance of these rituals, particularly for males, has been extensively studied. ScholarsExpand
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The Function of the Symposium Theme in Theocritus’ Idyll 14
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The Pastoral in Byzantium
The revival of the genre of the ancient novel in 12th-century Byzantium brought with it evidence of a continued and sophisticated readership of ancient bucolic/pastoral. This chapter explores theExpand
Reviving the Pagan Greek Novel in a Christian World
I N THE CHRISTIAN WORLD of Constantinople, in the twelfth century A.D., there was a revival of the ancient Greek novel, replete with pagan gods and pagan themes. The aim of this paper is to drawExpand
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Abduction and Elopement in the Byzantine Novel
Violent abduction of a woman against her will is treated with some sympathy in the twelfth-century novel, especially in Theodore Prodromos, in sharp contrast to the romanticism of the ancient novel;Expand
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The Fragmentum Grenfellianum
  • J. Burton
  • History
  • The Classical Review
  • 11 March 2009
Discovered on the back of a loan document dated to 174 B.C., and μrst published in 1896, the Fragmentum Grenfellianum o¶ers a mimetic representation of a woman, abandoned by her lover, going to hisExpand