By Theodore D. Papanghelis, Antonios Rengakos
This quantity on Appolonius of Rhodes, whose "Argonautica" is the only full-length epic to outlive from the Hellenistic interval, includes articles by way of 14 students from throughout Europe and the USA. Their contributions conceal quite a lot of matters from the heritage of the textual content and the issues of the poet's biography via questions of fashion, literary procedure and intertextual kinfolk to the epic's library and cultural reception. the purpose is to offer an summary of the scholarly dialogue in those parts and supply a survey of traits in Apollonian stories.
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About the cd'tia. The latter are also the focus of the comprehensive study by Valverde Sanchez (1989) who, like Deutsch and Fusillo, convincingly interprets the CUTICC as integral, constitutive elements of the epic narrative. Williams (1991) studies landscape in the Argonautica, showing that the close interlacing of landscape description and epic plot turns landscape into an integral element of the narrative. Gummert (1992) undertakes a new attempt to clarify the narrative structure of the Argonautica.
Philology: Apollonius and Homer Apollonius' relationship to Homer is naturally a much investigated area whose several aspects cannot be dealt with here. Some remarks OUTLINES OF APOLLONIAN SCHOLARSHIP I955~I999 21 were made in the discussion of heroism and epic technique, but much else must be left aside. In this chapter I will provide only a brief overview of the most important trends in the study of Apollonius' linguistic peculiarities, an area which more than any other reveals the identity, or at least the interaction, of the poet and the scholar in Apollonius.
1187-97 P. P. P. P. P. P. P. P. P. P. P. P. Oxy. 692 (2nd cent. ) Oxy. 2694 (2nd cent. ) Oxy. 2691 (1st cent. ) Oxy. 2694 (2nd cent. ), with marginalia Oxy. 2694 (2nd cent. ), with marginalia Oxy. 2694 verso (2nd cent. ) Berol. 17011 (4th/5th cent. ) Columb. inv. 437 (3rd cent. ) Columb. inv. 437 (3rd cent. ) Oxy. 2691 (1st cent. ) Oxy. 2701 (3rd cent. ) Oxy. 2701 (3rd cent. ). Bibliography on the papyri in Vian (1974a) LXXXVIII-XC, to be supplemented by the "Nachtrag" of Henrichs to P. Mil. 6 + P.