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Published: 26 November 2015

344 Pages


ISBN: 9780198745730

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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