Homeric Variations on Lament by Briseis

by Casey Du

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

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  • Poetry & poets: classical, early & medieval,
  • BCE to c 500 CE,
  • General,
  • Briseis (Legendary character),
  • Plays / Drama,
  • Philosophy,
  • Ancient (Classical) Greek,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • Greece,
  • Ancient, Classical & Medieval,
  • Drama / Greek & Roman,
  • Women and literature,
  • Briseis,
  • Ancient and Classical,
  • Characters,
  • Epic poetry, Greek,
  • History and criticism,
  • Homer,
  • Iliad
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7924753M
ISBN 100742522199
ISBN 109780742522190

↑Beazley Archive ↑ From the A scholium at Iliad we learn that "[Homer] forms the names [of Briseis and Chryseis] as other ancient [poets] relate, Chryseis was called Astynome, and Briseis was called Hippodameia." Dictys Cretensis calls Briseis by the latter name in his account of the Trojan War. See Dué Homeric Variations on a Lament by Briseis The Homeric Hymns - Introduction Summary & Analysis Andrew Lang This Study Guide consists of approximately 32 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Homeric Hymns. This collection of hymns follows the style of Homer's writings and due to that and to tradition are said to have been written by him. The first two hymns were missing until the late 's, but even then only a small fragment of hymn one was recovered (although nearly all of hymn two was found).4/5. The Homeric Hymns (Greek: Ὁμηρικοὶ Ὕμνοι, Homērikoi Hymnoi) are a collection of thirty-three anonymous ancient Greek hymns celebrating individual gods. The hymns are "Homeric" in the sense that they employ the same epic meter—dactylic hexameter—as the Iliad and Odyssey, use many similar formulas and are couched in the same dialect.. They were uncritically attributed to.

G. Nagy, Homeric Questions. Link A. Lord, The Singer of L. Slatkin, The Power of Thetis, chapter 2. Link; C. Dué, Homeric Variations on a Lament by Briseis: Link; G. Nagy, “The Homeric Iliad and the Glory of the Unseasonal Hero.” Link.   Casey Due is associate professor of Classical Studies in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages at the University of Houston. Her publications include Homeric Variations on a Lament by Briseis () and The Captive Woman's Lament in Greek Tragedy (). Alwine, A. T. “The Non-Homeric Cyclops in the Homeric Odyssey.” Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies – Aslan, C. C., and Rose, C. B. City and Citadel at Troy from the Late Bronze Age through the Roman Period. Cities and Citadels in Turkey: From the Iron Age to the Seljuks (ed. S. Redford and N. Ergin) 7– Ancient. Greek Studies: Interdisciplinary Approaches Building on the foundations of scholarship within the disciplines of philology, philosophy, history, and archaeology, this series spans the continuum of Greek traditions extending from the second millennium, B.C. to the .

Cambridge Core - Classical Studies (General) - Character, Narrator, and Simile in the Iliad - by Jonathan L. Ready. This book has been cited by the following Cited by:

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Casey DuZ examines the figure of Briseis, the concubine of Achilles in theIliad, as Homeric Variations on Lament by Briseis book example of the traditional artistry enabled by a complex and self-contained oral poetic system.

Briseis' lament for Patroclus inIliad 19 hints at her role in the larger epic tradition. DuZ argues that Briseis' role in theIliad is enormously compressed, both in relation to theIliad and the entire tradition of.

Briseis' lament for Patroclus inIliad 19 hints at her role in the larger epic tradition. DuZ argues that Briseis' role in theIliad is enormously compressed, both in relation to theIliad and the entire tradition of the epic cycle.

Through a close reading of Homeric passages, Homeric Variations on a Lament by Briseis shows how theIliad refers to Author: Casey Dué. Casey Dué, Homeric Variations on a Lament by Briseis Foreword Acknowledgments Abbreviations Introduction. Variations on Briseis Chapter 1. Briseis and the Multiformity of the Iliad Chapter 2.

Prize Chapter 3. Girl Chapter 4. Wife Conclusion. Homeric Variations on Lament by Briseis by Casey Due.

Paperback (New Edition Homeric Variations on a Lament by Briseis shows how theIliad refers to expanded and alternative traditions about Briseis even while asserting its own version of her story.

This book is a unique scholarly attempt to examine Don Quixote from multiple angles Author: Casey Due. Homeric variations on a lament by Briseis. [Casey Dué] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

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Homeric Variations on a Lament by Briseis. In the series “Greek Studies: Interdisciplinary Approaches” The book has a preface by the general editor of the series, Professor Greg Nagy, and contains an introduction entitled Variations on Briseis, then has five chapters on Briseis and the multiformity of the Iliad, Briseis as prize, as.

According to Book 1 of the Iliad, when Agamemnon was compelled by Apollo to give up his own slave, Chryseis, he demanded Briseis as compensation.

This prompted a quarrel with Achilles that culminated with Briseis' delivery to Agamemnon and Achilles' protracted withdrawal from battle. His absence had disastrous consequences for the Greeks. This year's book is Il which happens to feature the only words spoken in the poem by Briseis, the woman whose seizure by Agamemnon in book 1 initiates the entire plot of the my book, Homeric Variations on a Lament by Briseis, I used the character of Briseis as an entry point for discussing the multiformity of the epic tradition and how that affects our understanding of the Author: Casey Dué.

Homeric Variations on Lament by Briseis by Casey Due An apparently unread copy in perfect condition. Dust cover is intact; pages are clean and are not marred by notes or folds of any kind. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Advanced Search. Browse. In my book, Homeric Variations on a Lament by Briseis, I argued that this lament in Quintus of Smyrna may well reflect (however dimly) an archaic epic Author: Casey Dué.

Homeric Variations on a Lament by Briseis, by Casey Dué (HTML at Harvard) Filed under: Homer -- Characters -- Penelope. Taking Her Seriously: Penelope and the Plot of Homer's Odyssey (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, c), by Richard Heitman (page images at HathiTrust).

Homeric Variations on Lament by Briseis Casey Dué examines the figure of Briseis, the concubine of Achilles in theIliad, as an example of the traditional artistry enabled by a complex and self-contained oral poetic : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Greek Studies: Interdisciplinary Approaches Foreword by Gregory Nagy, General Editor Homeric Variations on a Lament by Briseis, by Casey Dué, centers on the figure of Briseis in the Iliad—who may seem at first sight to be marginal to the plot [ ].

For as other ancient [poets] relate, Chryseis was called Astynome, and Briseis was called Hippodameia." Dictys Cretensis calls Briseis by the latter name in his account of the Trojan War.

See Dué Homeric Variations on a Lament by Briseis ↑ See, e.g., Iliad 2. ↑ Homer. Iliad, ↑ Brizeida in the letter of. The book was assembled over more than thirty years and has seen updates in three editions.

"He has done for historical encyclopaedias what Samuel Johnson did for dictionaries." Homeric Variations on a Lament by Briseis shows how theIliad refers to expanded and alternative traditions about Briseis even while asserting its own version of her.

Dictys Cretensis calls Briseis by the latter name in his account of the Trojan War. See Dué Homeric Variations on a Lament by Briseis ^ See, e.g., Iliad 2. ^ Homer. Iliad, ^ Brizeida in the letter of Azalais d'Altier.

It fills in when source material has either been destroyed, limited, or lost. Casey Dué's magisterial "Homeric Variations on a Lament by Briseis" () puts together the extanct body of literature and legend relating to Briseis.

Now another classical scholar, Judith/5. An unnamed woman’s lament §3. In ancient Greek traditions of lament, we find comparable situations. A striking example is a scene pictured in Odyssey 8 where we see an unnamed woman weeping over the body of a man sprawled on the ground.

The man is the woman’s dying husband, mortally wounded in war while defending his family and his community. Her latest book, Achilles Unbound, is forthcoming as part of the Hellenic Studies in Fall Publications, available online for free at CHS: The Captive Woman’s Lament in Greek Tragedy Homeric Variations on a Lament by Briseis Iliad 10 and the Poetics of Ambush (with Mary Ebbott).

Publications include Homeric Variations on a Lament By Briseis (Lanham, MD, ), The Captive Woman's Lament in Greek Tragedy (Austin, TX, ), and, with Mary Ebbott, Iliad 10 and the Poetics of Ambush: A Multitext Edition with Essays and Commentary (Washington, DC, ).

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The Captive Woman’s Lament in Greek Tragedy A print version of this book is available here. Dué, Casey Homeric Variations on a Lament by Briseis Available for purchase in print here. Dué, Casey Recapturing a Homeric Legacy: Images and Insights from the Venetus A Manuscript of the Iliad ( MB PDF download).

Her latest book, Achilles Unbound: Multiformity and Tradition in the Homeric Epics, is available as part of the Hellenic Studies. Other publications, also available online for free at CHS: The Captive Woman’s Lament in Greek Tragedy Homeric Variations on a Lament by Briseis Iliad 10 and the Poetics of Ambush (with Mary Ebbott).

The book is a detailed study on the structure and the topics of Ovid’s compedium of the Trojan Saga in Metamorphosesthe section also referred to as the “Little Iliad”.

Homeric Variations on a Lament by Briseis shows how theIliad refers to expanded and alternative traditions about Briseis even while asserting its own. Ark of the Covenant in the Old Testament's Book of Exodus to discuss the Homeric Variations on a Lament by Briseis. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield.

Finkelberg, Margalit, and Guy G. Stroumsa. Homer, the Bible and Beyond; Literary and Religious Canons in the Ancient World. Leiden: Brill. Brisēís (/braɪˈsiːɪs/; Greek: Βρισηΐς, pronounced [brisɛːís]; also known as Hippodameia (Greek: Ἱπποδάμεια, [hippodámeːa]) was a mythical queen in Asia Minor at the time of the Trojan War.

Her character lies at the heart of a dispute between Achilles and Agamemnon that drives the plot of. Homeric Variations on Lament by Briseis (Greek Studies: Interdisciplinary Approaches) - by Casey Dué Heroides (Penguin Classics) - Oct 2, by Ovid and Harold Isbell The Essential Iliad - by Homer and Stanley Lombardo.

Publications include Homeric Variations on a Lament By Briseis (Lanham, MD, ), The Captive Woman’s Lament in Greek Tragedy (Austin, TX, ), and Iliad 10 and the Poetics of Ambush: A Multitext Edition with Essays and Commentary (Cambridge, MA, ).

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Choice of reading material varies according to instructor's preference.misfit, a savage satirist? Luigi Spina's short book, L'oratore scriteriatos ('the witless orator', a title based on the epithet akritomuthos at Iliad ) is a lively collection of 4 Homeric Variations on a Lament by Briseis.

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