By Ian Morris, Barry Powell
This quantity is the 1st English-language survey of Homeric stories to seem for greater than a new release, and the 1st such paintings to aim to hide all fields comprehensively. Thirty major students from Europe and the US offer brief, authoritative overviews of the nation of data and present controversies within the many professional divisions in Homeric experiences. The chapters pay equivalent realization to literary, mythological, linguistic, old, and archaeological issues, starting from such usual difficulties because the "Homeric Question" to more moderen concerns just like the relevance of narratology and computer-assisted quantification. the gathering, the 3rd e-book in Brill's guide sequence, The Classical culture, may be necessary at each point of analysis - from the overall pupil of literature to the Homeric expert looking a basic figuring out of the newest advancements around the complete variety of Homeric scholarship.
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7 The testimony of such imposing but steadfastly anti-Stoic authorities as Cicero, Plutarch, and Galen paints the Stoics as habitually self-serving and intellectually dishonest readers of early poetry, who read their own ideas into Homer and Hesiod and 'tried to make out that they were Stoics before the fact' (Cicero De nat. 41). The extent of Stoic commitment to allegorical interpretation and to the notion that the early hexameter poets were sages expressing truths consistent with Stoic models has been disputed.
Who was he? Greek rationalists thought Danaos a good candidate for the transmitter of writing from East to West, because he came from the high culture of Egypt; or Prometheus, who benefitted humankind in many ways; or Kadmos, in the speculation of Herodotus. Danaos and Kadmos are transmitters, and Prometheus a divine culture-bearer, but according to our earliest testimonium, 'Stesichorus [c. ] in the second book of his Oresteia says that Palamedes invented the alphabet [£uPllKEVClt 'tCx (J'tOlX£ta]' (Page, PMC fr 213).
For discussion of these examples, 250--70 (citations), 299-301 (papyri). See also M. Haslam in this volume. 2 This impression is reinforced by a naive anecdotal scholion to Dionysius Thrax, where the claim is made that Peisistratus laid the basis for the first critical text of Homer by buying up all the scraps of Homer that could be found, indiscriminately, duplicates and all, and then appointing seventy-two scholars each to assemble his own version of the poems. ) emerged as winner. See J. I. Porter (1992) 67-68 with n.