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Published: 29 September 2016

352 Pages


ISBN: 9780199687688

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The Cup of Song

Studies on Poetry and the Symposion

Edited by Vanessa Cazzato, Dirk Obbink, and Enrico Emanuele Prodi

  • Offers an interdisciplinary analysis of the symposion as a social, political, historical, and aesthetical phenomenon
  • Combines analysis from the perspectives of literary scholarship, archaeology, and art history to elucidate the diverse yet interconnected facets of sympotic poetry
  • Includes English translations of all the Greek and Latin texts discussed, spanning major and lesser-known authors