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Epic journeys: studies in the reception of the hero and heroism in Quintus Smyrnaeus’ Posthomerica

@inproceedings{Boyten2011EpicJS,
  title={Epic journeys: studies in the reception of the hero and heroism in Quintus Smyrnaeus’ Posthomerica},
  author={B. Boyten},
  year={2011}
}
  • B. Boyten
  • Published 2011
  • History
  • Quintus scholarship has experienced something of a renaissance over the last decade. However, it is now seventy years since the last monograph that focused on the Homeric heroes of his epic (Mansur, 1940). It is time for a reappraisal and this thesis, which utilizes modern theoretical techniques and methodologies, seeks to meet this need. My study is predominantly concerned with the reception of the hero in Quintus’ Posthomerica, but I also use these receptions to explore Quintus’ epic… CONTINUE READING
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