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A Companion to Ancient Epic

by John Miles Foley (Editor)

Other authors: Richard Hamilton Armstrong (Contributor), Michael H. Barnes (Contributor), Shadi Bartsch (Contributor), Gary Beckman (Contributor), Jonathan S. Burgess (Contributor)36 more, Walter Burkert (Contributor), Olga M. Davidson (Contributor), William J. Dominik (Contributor), Casey Dué (Contributor), Lowell Edmunds (Contributor), Mark W. Edwards (Contributor), Joseph Farrell (Contributor), Helene P. Foley (Contributor), Monica R. Gale (Contributor), R. Scott Garner (Contributor), Sander M. Goldberg (Contributor), Michael W. Haslam (Contributor), Alan James (Contributor), R. Jenkyns (Contributor), Minna Skafte Jensen (Contributor), Craig Kallendorf (Contributor), Joshua T. Katz (Contributor), Robert Lamberton (Contributor), Bruce Louden (Contributor), Raymond D. Marks (Contributor), Richard P. Martin (Contributor), Gregory Nagy (Contributor), D.P. Nelis (Contributor), Stephanie A. Nelson (Contributor), Carole E. Newlands (Contributor), Susan Niditch (Contributor), Scott B. Noegel (Contributor), Michael C.J. Putnam (Contributor), Kurt A. Raaflaub (Contributor), Jack M. Sasson (Contributor), Susan Sherratt (Contributor), Robert Shorrock (Contributor), Laura M. Slatkin (Contributor), Dennis E. Trout (Contributor), N. Wyatt (Contributor), Andrew Zissos (Contributor)

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A Companion to Ancient Epic presents for the first time acomprehensive, up-to-date overview of ancient Near Eastern, Greekand Roman epic. It offers a multi-disciplinary discussion of bothlongstanding ideas and newer perspectives. A Companion to the Near Eastern, Greek, and Roman epictraditions Considers the interrelation between these differenttraditions Provides a balanced overview of longstanding ideas and newerperspectives in the study of epic Shows how scholarship over the last forty years has transformedthe ways that we conceive of and understand the genre Covers recently introduced topics, such as the role of women,the history of reception, and comparison with living analogues fromoral tradition The editor and contributors are leading scholars in thefield Includes a detailed index of poems, poets, technical terms, andimportant figures and events… (more)
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Foley, John MilesEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Armstrong, Richard HamiltonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Barnes, Michael H.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bartsch, ShadiContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Beckman, GaryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Burgess, Jonathan S.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Burkert, WalterContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Davidson, Olga M.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Dominik, William J.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Dué, CaseyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Edmunds, LowellContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Edwards, Mark W.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Farrell, JosephContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Foley, Helene P.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gale, Monica R.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Garner, R. ScottContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Goldberg, Sander M.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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James, AlanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Kallendorf, CraigContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Lamberton, RobertContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Louden, BruceContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Marks, Raymond D.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Martin, Richard P.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Nagy, GregoryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Nelis, D.P.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Nelson, Stephanie A.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Newlands, Carole E.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Niditch, SusanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Noegel, Scott B.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Putnam, Michael C.J.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Raaflaub, Kurt A.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Sasson, Jack M.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Sherratt, SusanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Shorrock, RobertContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Slatkin, Laura M.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Trout, Dennis E.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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A Companion to Ancient Epic presents for the first time acomprehensive, up-to-date overview of ancient Near Eastern, Greekand Roman epic. It offers a multi-disciplinary discussion of bothlongstanding ideas and newer perspectives. A Companion to the Near Eastern, Greek, and Roman epictraditions Considers the interrelation between these differenttraditions Provides a balanced overview of longstanding ideas and newerperspectives in the study of epic Shows how scholarship over the last forty years has transformedthe ways that we conceive of and understand the genre Covers recently introduced topics, such as the role of women,the history of reception, and comparison with living analogues fromoral tradition The editor and contributors are leading scholars in thefield Includes a detailed index of poems, poets, technical terms, andimportant figures and events

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