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Published: 21 November 2019

272 Pages | 14 black-and-white illustrations

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ISBN: 9780198847687


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Greek Praise Poetry and the Rhetoric of Divinity

Felix J. Meister

Oxford Classical Monographs

  • Challenges traditional opinions about religious thought in the Greek archaic and classical periods
  • Contributes to a deeper understanding of the concepts of man and god, and their relationship to each another, in these periods
  • Draws on an interdisciplinary analysis of literature and material remains, creating a comprehensive picture of the connection between literature and archaeology
  • Presents in-depth examinations of key poems and fragments from Sappho, Pindar, and Greek drama, offering new readings of these individual works and authors