Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more



Published: 26 November 2015

342 Pages


ISBN: 9780198745730

Also Available As:


Also Available In:

Bookseller Code (AJ)

Pindar's Library

Performance Poetry and Material Texts

Tom Phillips

Oxford Classical Monographs

  • The first volume to analyse the role played by Pindar's literary, cultic, and scholarly reception in affecting readers' engagement with his poetry
  • Draws on poetic and scholarly responses to Pindar's poems in order to build up a picture of the intellectual climate in which they were read
  • Considers how the cultural significance of the poems changed across time, and examines the reasons why these changes took place
  • Provides the first extensive analysis of ancient citational practices

Also of Interest