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Heroikos

by Philostratus the Athenian

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Published by Society of Biblical Literature in Atlanta .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Protesilaus (Greek mythology) -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Dialogues, Greek -- Translations into English.,
  • Trojan War -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Heroes -- Early works to 1800.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFlavius Philostratus ; translated with an introduction and notes by Jennifer K. Berenson Maclean and Ellen Bradshaw Aitken ; with a prologue by Gregory Nagy and an epilogue by Helmut Koester.
    GenreEarly works to 1800., Translations into English.
    SeriesWritings from the Greco-Roman world ;, v. 1
    ContributionsMaclean, Jennifer K. Berenson, 1963-, Aitken, Ellen Bradshaw, 1961-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA4272.A45 P513 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxcvii, 318 p. :
    Number of Pages318
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3946642M
    ISBN 101589830083
    LC Control Number2001032829

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The author of the Life of Apollonius of Tyana here molds heroic traditions to promote for his own. Philostratus's Heroikos, available here in English for the first time, is a fictional dialogue set at the tomb of Protesilaos, the first hero to die in the Trojan War/5. Philostratus's Heroikos, available here in English for the first time, is a fictional dialogue set at the tomb of Protesilaos, the first hero to die in the Trojan War.

Returning to life, Protesilaos reveals his insights Heroikos book Homer, the Trojan War, its heroes, and their cults. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Protesilaus -- (Mythological character) -- Early works to Dialogues, Greek -- Translations into English.

Trojan War -- Early works to View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items. Electronic books Early works Translations Early works to Translations into English Traductions anglaises: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Philostratus, the Athenian, active 2nd century-3rd century.

Heroikos. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature. At the beginning of the Heroikos, the reader learns that Protesilaos experienced not one but two resurrections in the heroic past.

The first time, the hero came back to life at Phthia in Thessaly after his death at Troy, all because of his love for his bride Laodameia (anabiōiē, Heroikos ). Heroicus is of particular interest with regards to several less well-known aspects of classical Greek mythology and history.

First, there's the stuff about the heroes, and while the debate about just how big they were (often over ten cubits (presumably at least fourteen feet) tall) isn't particularly convincing, the discussion at least gives insight into the hero-cults -- such as that (historic one) around Protesilaus in.

The Heroikos of Philostratus, written between about and AD, is the great surprise to those who may complacently feel it has all been done in Classics (not the kind of person who reads BMCR I guess — but we all know one!).

1 Not available in a Loeb, never translated into English till the valiant efforts of the editors of this collection in2 superlatively complex in its literary. Kayser's numbering system, along with de Lannoy's, appears in the margins of the Greek text reproduced in our full version of Philostratus's Heroikos (SBLWGRW 1; Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, ).

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(Writings from the Greco-Roman World, V. 6) (): Ellen Bradshaw Aitken, Jennifer K. Berenson Maclean: Books. The essays focus on ritual and literary dimensions of hero cult; cultural and community identity reflected in the Heroikos and in early Christianity; and the cultural, literary, and political turn toward heroes in the negotiation of difference, particularly with those outside the Roman Empire.

The protagonists of the ancient novels wandered or were carried off to distant lands, from Italy in the west to Persia in the east and Ethiopia in the south; the authors themselves came, or pretended to come, from remote places such as Aphrodisia and Phoenicia; and the novelistic form had antecedents in a host of classical genres.

These intersections are explored in this volume. Book Group. No part of this book may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without written permission from the publisher.

For information address Disney • Hyperion Books, Fifth Avenue, New York, New York. In his work Heroikos, (“On Heroes”, ca. AD ), Philostratus the Lemnian addresses the general belief that ancient heroes averaged more than 12 feet – in height. Philostratus mentions, as an empirical evidence for giant heroes, the findings of enormous bones in the places where the heroes’ tombs were traditionally assumed to lie.

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Line-by-line modern translations of. This book examines four Greek texts of the Imperial period that address the topic - Strabo's Geography, Dio of Prusa's Trojan Oration, Lucian's novella True Stories, and Philostratus' fictional dialogue Heroicus - and shows how their imaginative explorations of Homer and his relationship to history raise important questions about the nature of Cited by: Read The Lost Hero (The Heroes of Olympus #1) online free from your iPhone, iPad, android, Pc, Mobile.

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