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

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
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)
Topical Bibliographies
Index of Ancient Writings
Subject Index
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