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Tyrtaeus and the Cult of Heroes Charles Fuqua

  title={Tyrtaeus and the Cult of Heroes Charles Fuqua},
  author={Charles L. Fuqua},
I N RECENT YEARS studies of Tyrtaeus have moved beyond the extensive debates about the historical context and authenticity of the fragments that characterized scholarship on the poet in the first part of this century. The 'Tyrtaean question' has for the most part been laid to rest, and it is now generally believed that virtually all the extant poems and fragments are genuine. Since the appearance of such studies as Jaeger's "Tyrtaeus on True Arete" and Bowra's Early Greek Elegy critics have…