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By M A Harder, R F Regtuit, G C Wakker

This quantity comprises the papers of the 'Seventh Groningen Workshop on Hellenistic Poetry: past the Canon' (Groningen 2004). through the workshop a primary draft of every of the papers used to be commented on by means of a world crew of experts within the box of Hellenistic poetry. a couple of prior workshops used to be committed mostly to the key Hellenistic poets. This fresh workshop explores what the poets 'beyond the canon' of Callimachus, Theocritus and Apollonius Rhodius needed to provide and it mentioned questions of canonicity in Hellenistic poetry on a extra normal point. The papers within the current quantity take care of a wide range of authors and genres: Herondas, Lycophron, Euphorion, Hermesianax, Cercidas, Crates of Thebes and Alexander Aetolus, and the didactic poetry of Aratus, Nicander and Ps.-Scymnus, the later bucolic poems of Moschus and Bion and the trend poems of Simias. whilst specified consciousness is given to the hexameter in inscribed Hellenistic epigram, that's in comparison to that of poets within the atmosphere of the Museum of Alexandria. This quantity is a part of a sequence. each years a 'Workshop on Hellenistic Poetry' happens on the collage of Groningen, the papers of that are released in 'Hellenistica Groningana'.

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Now it has turned upon us and we bewail a bloody wound, but later it will pass to others. Come, endure with all haste, thrusting aside womanly mourning. 3). g. Hudson-Williams (1926) 86, who like many earlier commentators is inXuenced by the mention in Plutarch (Moralia 33a–b) and Longinus (On the Sublime 10) of Archilochus’ apparently famous poem about a shipwreck. , bundles Fragments 9–13 in the traditional manner, but in his apparatus criticus to Fragment 13 comments: ‘fort. ’ See Bossi (1990) 84–85 for a full review of recent opinions.

Up to this point we might, nonetheless, imagine a personal meditation of the Theognidean sort addressed to Cyrnus, but then the poet ends with a plural vocative that implies a larger gathering of men, like that usually imagined for the martial elegies of Callinus and Tyrtaeus. 7 Adkins (1985) 39. Some scholars tend to attribute the energetic features in the second half of the poem to Archilochean style generally. 3–8 as a good example of the ‘maximum integration’ produced by the simultaneous enjambment of both hexameters and pentameters.

31 See Hudson-Williams (1910) ad loc. for discussion and parallels. 28 Internal Structure line of Mimnermus 1, is recalled by the nameless Łåüò who replaces her at the end of the last (10). The similarities do not, however, stop there. This poem contains a conditional wish to die near the start of the fragment (343; cf. 2) and also changes its tone dramatically in the middle of the Wfth line (345): the poet starts with a deferential request to Zeus to stop his suVering and to punish his enemies, but then he interrupts himself and complains bitterly that in fact no revenge (ôßóØò) is forthcoming and he wishes that a ‘noble spirit’ (KóŁºeò äÆßìøí) might arise and fulWl his wish to drink the blood of his enemies.

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