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Greek lyric poetry from Alcman to Simonides

C. M. Bowra

Greek lyric poetry from Alcman to Simonides

by C. M. Bowra

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Published by The Clarendon press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greek poetry -- History and criticism,
  • Poets, Greek

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    Statementby C. M. Bowra
    The Physical Object
    Pagination490 p.
    Number of Pages490
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14603637M
    LC Control Number36009638

    I must admit I found this book a lot more humorous than I thought it would be. Part of this comes from the poems themselves, which show a great deal of emotional variety and demonstrate something genuinely funny about the Greek lyric poets of the archaic age, many of whom come from obscure places that hardly anyone has ever hard of rather than the more familiar Greek 4/5. The Dorian lyric for choral performance, developed with Alcman, Ibycus, and Stesichorus, achieved perfection in Pindar, Simonides of Ceos, and Bacchylides. The Classical Period Greek drama evolved from the song and dance in the ceremonies honoring Dionysus at Athens.

      This book presents a new text and a detailed commentary for many of the central pieces of Greek lyric poetry. For authors from Alcman to Simonides, the pieces chosen are usually the longest and best-preserved; a single large poem each is taken from Bacchylides and Pindar; two odes from tragedy illustrate the adoption of lyric into drama.5/5(1). This book considers what evidence the "new Simonides" fragments offer for Simonides' elegiac compositions on the Persian Wars. The current orthodoxy is that they represent three separate elegies on individual battles, one on Artemisium, one on Salamis, and one on Plataea. Kowerski evaluates what evidence these fragments provide for these compositions, and in doing so, .

    Greek Lyric Poetry from Alcman to Simonides Maurice Bowra Inbunden. The Three-Body Problem This book constructs a history of Alcman's early reception from the Archaic times until the Hellenistic period, from the composition of his poetry until its first attested systematic edition, taking into consideration the existence of a. A Selection of Greek Lyric and Elegiac Poetry D. A. Campbell: Greek Lyric Poetry. A Selection of Early Greek Lyric, Elegiac and Iambic Poetry. Pp. Xxxiii + London: Macmillan, Cloth, 36s. [REVIEW] Hugh Lloyd-Jones - - The Classical Review 19 (01)


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: Greek Lyric Poetry from Alcman to Simonides (Oxford Scholarly Classics) (): Bowra, C. M.: BooksCited by: Greek Lyric Poetry: From Alcman to Simonides. Second, Revised Edition. Hardcover – January 1, Author: C. Bowra. Read the full-text online edition of Greek Lyric Poetry from Alcman to Simonides ().

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The author has taken account of recent discoveries and discussions and attempts to give as full an account as possible of each poet. He relates them to their historical background, quotes and translates the important texts, and analyzes their.

Get this from a library. Greek lyric poetry from Alcman to Simonides. [C M Bowra] -- Deals in turn with the chief figures of Greek lyric poetry from the seventh to the sixth centuries, with a final chapter on Attic drinking-songs.

The author has taken account of recent discoveries. Greek lyric poetry from Alcman to Simonides by Bowra, C. (Cecil Maurice), Publication date Topics Greek poetry, Poets, Greek, Poésie grecque, Poètes grecs, Gedichten, Grieks, Lyrik Publisher Oxford, Clarendon Press Internet Archive Books.

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Reissued in uniform series design, the reissues will enable libraries, scholars, and students to gain fresh access to some of the finest scholarship of the last century. BOOK IV LOVES SONGS FRAGMENT Athenaeus Doctors at Dinner f: [on love]: Archytas the writer on musical theory maintains according to Chamaeleon that the originator of love-songs was Alcman, and that he was the first to give out to the schools 88 song that was licentious in matters concerning women, and other poetry of that kind, and that hence he says.

: GREEK LYRIC POETRY: FROM ALCMAN TO SIMONIDES: Octavo; Second, revised edition; First publishedreprinted ; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth, mild wear to corners and spine caps, mild shelfwear; Text block has pencil notation through p else clean and tight; pages.

The Greek lyric, elegiac, and iambic poets of the two centuries from to BC - Archilochus and Alcman, Sappho and Mimnermus, Anacreon, Simonides, and the rest - produced some of the finest /5(2). All the extant verse of these poets is given in this third volume of David A. Campbell’s edition of Greek lyric poetry, along with the ancients’ accounts of their lives and works.

Ten contemporary poets are also included, among them Arion, Lasus, and Pratinas. The Loeb Classical Library edition of Greek Lyric is in five volumes. Volume I presents Sappho and Alcaeus.

Volume II contains the work of Anacreon, composer of solo song; the Anacreontea; and the earliest writers of choral poetry, notably the seventh-century Spartans Alcman and Terpander.

Stesichorus, Ibycus, Simonides, and other sixth-century poets are in Volume III. This book presents a new text and a detailed commentary for many of the central pieces of Greek lyric poetry. The book joins textual and literary criticism of the poets together, providing a close and sustained analysis of important poems across the genre, and enables the reader to see in detail the development and diversity of a remarkable body of poetry.

The Nine Lyric or Melic Poets were a canonical group of ancient Greek poets esteemed by the scholars of Hellenistic Alexandria as worthy of critical study. In the Palatine Anthology it is said that they established lyric song.

They were: Alcman of Sparta (choral lyric, 7th century BC); Sappho of Lesbos (monodic lyric, c. BC); Alcaeus of Mytilene (monodic lyric, c. BC). The Greek lyric, elegiac, and iambic poets of the two centuries from to BC - Archilochus and Alcman, Sappho and Mimnermus, Anacreon, Simonides, and the rest - produced some of the finest poetry of antiquity, perfect in form, spontaneous in expression, reflecting all the joys and anxieties of their personal lives and of the societies in which they lived/5().Alcman, Doric Alcmaeon, (flourished 7th century bc, Sparta [Greece]), Greek poet who wrote choral lyrics in a type of Doric related to the Laconian vernacular, used in the region that included Sparta.

Alcman’s work was divided by the editors of Hellenistic Alexandria (3rd and 2nd centuries bc) into six books, or papyrus rolls, but the poems survived into modern times only .The Greek lyric, elegiac, and iambic poets of the two centuries from to BC - Archilochus and Alcman, Sappho and Mimnermus, Anacreon, Simonides, and the rest - produced some of the finest poetry of antiquity, perfect in form, spontaneous in expression, reflecting all the joys and anxieties of their personal lives and of the societies in which they lived/5(14).