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Noctes Atticae

Articles on Graeco-Roman Antiquity and its Nachleben

Noctes Atticae is a fascinating collection of articles on Greco-Roman Antiquity, presented to Jørgen Mejer on his sixtieth birthday. It includes 34 contributions by distinguished scholars and addresses a wide variety of topics such as ancient philosophy, Greek and Roman literature, Greek archeology, textual criticism and history, as well as the Nachleben and reception of Antiquity.

328 pages | 6 3/4 x 9 1/2 | © 2002

Literature and Literary Criticism: General Criticism and Critical Theory

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Table of Contents


An Oracular Creed
      Lene Andersen
A Note on the Textual Transmission of Aristotle’s De sensu
      David Bloch
The Geography of the Baltic in Greek Eyes—from Ptolemy to Laskaris Kananos
      Jerker Blomqvist
Zu drei kontroversen Stellen in der Apocolocyntosis des Seneca
      Niels W. Bruun
Walther Amelung to Ulrich Von Wilamowitz-Moellendorff on Emanuel Löwy: An Unpublished Letter
      William M. Calder III
Thompson’s Epitaph: Louis MacNeice’s ’The Death Of A Cat’
      Johnny and Lis Christensen
Eustathe a-t-il lu Diogène Laërce?
      Tiziano Dorandi
Narrator and Narratee in Xenophon’s Cyropaedia
      Bodil Due
What was Included in a Peripatetic Treatis?
      William W. Fortenbaugh
A Puzzle. A Note on Plato’s Theaetetus 154B–155D
      Karsten Friis Johansen
Protagoras’ New Fragment: Thirty Years Later
      Michael Gagarin
Plato on Being a Not-being: The Text of Parmenides 162A–B
      Mary Louise Gill
The Emporos’ New Clothes
      Ivar Gjørup
Sulpicia and the Valerii: Family Ties and Poetic Unity
      Judith P. Hallett
The Trial of Sokrates—from My Point of View
      Mogens Herman Hansen
Phoenix, Achilles and a Narrative Pattern
      Minna Skafte Jensen
Guy Butler’s Demea—An Enlightenment Postcolonial Medea
      Susan Joseph
August Wilhelm Schlegels Kritik von Goethes Hermann und Dorothea. Zur Antikenrezeption der Goethezeit
      Hanne Roswall Laursen
Reflections on the Shape of the Greek Stadium
      Hugh M. Lee
      Jaap Mansfeld
Les débuts des minuscules latine et byzantine
      Birger Munk Olsen
The Browning Version’s and Classical Greek
      Thomas G. Palaima
Gustaf Muritz Armfelt’s ’Pompeian’ Urn
      Leena Pietilä-Castrén
Plutarch’s Conversations on Love: Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed
      Sarah B. Pomeroy
Lukrez, De rerum natura 5, 1440–1447—Versuch einer Interpretation
      Kurt Georg Rasmussen
Anakreon in the Pictorial Arts
      Helle Salskov Roberts
Constructing an Aristotelian Polity
      Adam Schwartz
Two Jokes in Plato’s Symposium
      David Sider
Sneaking it by the Emperor: Ovid Playing it Both Ways
      Hans-Peter Stahl
Senceca and Socrates
      George A. Staley
The Female Condom at Antoninus Liberalis 41.5
      Jacob Stern
Plato and his Public
      Holger Thesleff
Know Thyself—A Note on the Success of a Delphic Saying
      Chr. Gorm Tortzen
Herodotus and Xanthippus, Father of Pericles
      Stephen Tracy

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