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A instruction manual of Latin Literature (reprint of the 1954 version) is a concise, but accomplished survey of Latin literature that gives short biographical information regarding historical authors from the earliest to the Christian and pagan writers, analyses of the main famous works, and the old and cultural context. It additionally locations the works along their contemporaries, charges their relative value of their personal instances and later sessions, and explores their impression on next literatures and Western Civilization. every one identified paintings is mentioned and analyzed when it comes to content material, chronology, style, importance, which means, genetic dating to different works, and historical and sleek scholarship.
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Ovid capitalizes here upon the multiplication of Muse genealogies in the Roman world. 54); this latter group would of course be mortal. So the Emathides would, according to at least one ancient writer, be none other the Muses themselves. Although Ovid does not directly refer to this tradition by applying the Pierid patronymic to his Muse-challengers (he calls them Emathides, after the district of Emathia just north of Pieria and Olympus), the identification of their father as Pieros opens up the 44 The Poetic Contest possibility that either group of singers in the contest could conceivably lay claim to the title of ‘the Muses’ and the possession of Helicon.
333–34), the singer’s outfit, and finally the first notes of her cithara. In this half of the contest, the song is presented verbatim, in direct discourse, for 320 lines. 662). Ekphrastic framing elements are also provided for the songs of Orpheus in book 10, which are also represented in full in direct discourse. 17). 40). 147); the song ends together with the tenth book, connected to the gruesome events that follow in book 11 by carmine. Ekphrastic framing, direct representation of the artwork, and even a degree of narrative suspension are therefore elements of all four poetic passages.
Demodocus’s pair of performances depicts, as no other sort of narrative could, the impact of the post–Trojan War world on poetic themes, and on poets themselves who seek to bridge the two worlds. Heroic commemoration, once a source of delight, is now a source of grief, and Homer shows how deftly the poet Demodocus adapts to the new conditions. Ovid’s Artists 37 While Ovid’s performative ekphrases share an interest in the circumstances of performance with the examples from Homer and Apollonius, they are clearly distinguished by their reproduction in full of a nonvisual artwork.