Papers of the Langford Latin Seminar, 15, 2012 [Hardback]

Francis Cairns (Editor)

ISBN: 9780905205557 | Published by: Francis Cairns (Publications) Ltd | Series: ARCA, Classical and Medieval Texts, Papers and Monographs | Volume: 51 | Year of Publication: 2012 | Language: English 350p, (Arca 51, Francis Cairns Ltd., 2012)

Papers of the Langford Latin Seminar, 15, 2012


The fifteenth volume of PLLS (and the fifth in the Langford series) contains major papers on early Greek epic and tragedy, aspects of ekphrasis, Roman republican culture and politics, and astrology in the imperial period.

Table of Contents

Epiphany in the Homeric Hymn to Demeter and the Odyssey (Erwin Cook, Trinity University, San Antonio)
Ate in the Homeric Poems ( D.L. Cairns, University of Edinburgh)
Living Images in the Ekphrasis of Homer and Hesiod ( James A. Francis, University of Kentucky)
Hypsipyle, Dionysus Melpomenos and the Muse in Tragedy ( Alex Hardie, University of Edinburgh)
Hellenistic Ekphraseis as Programmatic Allegories? (Évelyne Prioux,CNRS, Paris Ouest-Nanterre)
Cicero and Greek Art (D.H. Berry, University of Edinburgh)
Cicero and the Etruscan Haruspices (Anthony Corbeill, University of Kansas)
Julius Caesar as Rex? The ovatio of January 44 BC (Trevor Luke, The Florida State University)
Multiple Models and Horace: Epodes 1, 3 and 5 (Angela M. Andrisano, Università di Ferrara)
Luxury and Ekphrasis in Martial (Delfina Fabbrini, Università di Firenze)
Julius Firmicus Maternus’ Defence of Astrology (M.W. Dickie)
Langford Colloquia and Seminars, 2001 to 2011

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