Flavius Philostratus On Heroes

ISBN-10: 1589830377
ISBN-13: 9781589830370
Edition: 2002
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Society of Biblical Literature
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Preliminaries to Philostratus's On Heroes
The Heroes of Philostratus's On Heroes: Fiction, Epic, and Hero-Cult
Initiation into the Mysteries of Heroes: Ancient Greek Hero Cult and On Heroes
Continuity and Tradition in Philostratus's On Heroes
The Educational Value of On Heroes
Introduction
The Plot of On Heroes
Philostratus and On Heroes as a Sophistic Work
Protesilaos: Origins and Trajectories of His Story in Literature, Art, and Cult
The Two Great Heroes: Protesilaos and Achilles
On Critiquing Heroic Traditions
The Aims of the Dialogue
On Reading the Dialogue
Philostratus On Heroes
The Phoenician's Quest (1.1-8.18)
The Vinedresser and the Phoenician Meet (1.1-6.6)
The Phoenician's Doubts Overcome (6.7-8.18)
Protesilaos (9.1-23.30)
The Sanctuary of Protesilaos at Elaious (9.1-7)
Protesilaos's Appearance, Character, and Way of Life (10.1-13.4)
Suppliants at Protesilaos's Sanctuary (14.1-17.6)
Recent Appearances of Heroes at Troy (18.1-23.1)
The Battle at Mysia and the Contest of the Shield (23.2-30)
Protesilaos's Opinion of Homer (24.1-25.17)
The Catalogue of the Heroes (25.18-42.4)
Nestor and Antilokhos (25.18-26.20)
Diomedes and Sthenelos (27.1-13)
Philoktetes (28.1-14)
Agamemnon, Menelaos, and Idomeneus (29.1-30.3)
The Locrian Ajax (31.1-32.2)
Palamedes and Odysseus (33.1-34.7)
The Telamonian Ajax (35.1-36.1)
The Trojan Heroes (36.2-42.4)
On Homer and His Art (43.1-44.4)
Achilles (44.5-57.17)
Achilles' Life, Appearance, and Character (44.5-52.2)
The Cult of Achilles at Troy (52.3-54.1)
On Leuke (54.2-57.17)
The Songs of Achilles and Helen (54.2-55.6)
The Vengeance of Achilles (56.1-57.17)
Evening Falls (58.1-6)
Maps
Glossary
Topical Bibliographies
Index of Ancient Writings
Subject Index

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