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Speech and rhetoric in Statius" Thebaid

by William J. Dominik

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Published by Olms-Weidmann in Hildesheim, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Thebes (Greece)
    • Subjects:
    • Statius, P. Papinius,
    • Statius, P. Papinius -- Literary style.,
    • Seven against Thebes (Greek mythology) in literature.,
    • Rhetoric, Ancient.,
    • Speeches, addresses, etc., Latin -- History and criticism.,
    • Sibling rivalry in literature.,
    • Polyneices (Greek mythology),
    • Eteocles (Greek mythology),
    • Latin language -- Style.,
    • Thebes (Greece) -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 364-369) and indexes.

      StatementWilliam J. Dominik.
      SeriesAltertumswissenschaftliche Texte und Studien,, Bd. 27
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPA6698 .D66 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 377 p. ;
      Number of Pages377
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1211080M
      ISBN 103487098148
      LC Control Number94207302
      OCLC/WorldCa30138487

      Speech and Rhetoric in Statius’ Thebaid (Olms-Weidmann ). ISBN   Down he leapt, upright; by the air sustained that instant, flying on the vast sublime and traced a mighty down-gyre through the clouds.” (Statius, Thebaid, Bk I , Ross tr.) With Hermes effectively demonstrated as not only the god of transformation (life to death, sleep to wakefulness, unintelligibility to intelligibility (through Missing: Speech and rhetoric.

      For the Alban Festival, Statius composed a poem on the German and Dacian campaigns of Domitian which Juvenal lampoons in his seventh satire. Statius is thought to have moved to Rome c. 90 after his father's death where he published his acclaimed epic poem the Thebaid c. A classical epic of fratricide and war, the Thebaid retells the legendary conflict between the sons of Oedipus―Polynices and Eteocles―for control of the city of Thebes. The Latin poet Statius reworks a familiar story from Greek myth, dramatized long before by Aeschylus in his tragedy Seven against s chose his subject well: the Rome of his day, ruled by the emperor Domitian Reviews: 8.

      Statius: Thebaid. A new complete downloadable English translation of his epic of the Seven Against g: Speech and rhetoric. • Speech and Rhetoric in Statius’ Thebaid. Altertumswissenschaftliche Texte und Studien, Band Hildesheim/Zürich/New York: Olms-Weidmann Pp. xi + ISBN This is the only book-length study of the speeches in Statius’ Thebaid to be published.


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Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC. This is the only book-length study of the speeches in Statius’ Thebaid to be published. It examines in detail the background and formulation of the speeches, their role in the narrative and thematic design of the epic, and other matters pertaining to.

Home; This edition;English, Latin, Book edition: Speech and rhetoric in Statius' Thebaid / William J. Dominik. Dominik, William J. More recently, W. Dominik, Speech and Rhetoric in Statius' Thebaid, Hildesheim,p.

has a detailed discussion of rhetorical elements in the Sminthiac prayer and their derivation, identifying the conclud- ing lines (1,) as a syncretistic reference, p. His publications on Roman literature include Speech and Rhetoric in Statius' Thebaid.

Review Quotes ' Students of Statius will be grateful to Dominik for the extensive and up-to-date bibliography he provides, and by the chronology of Statius' life that reflects the current state of thought on the subject.

Dominik a: Dominik, W. Speech and Rhetoric in Statius’ Thebaid (Hildesheim, ) Dominik b: Dominik, W. The Mythic Voice of Statius: Power and Politics in the Thebaid (Leiden, ).

This book argues that the Thebaid reworks themes, scenes, and ideas from Virgil in order to show that the Aeneid's representation of monarchy is inadequate. It also demonstrates how the Thebaid's fascination with horror, spectacle, and unspeakable violence is tied to Statius' critique of the moral and political virtues at the heart of the.

In Statius’ Thebaidthe poet uses a striking simile in order to describe Jocasta’s attempt to stop Eteocles from confronting Polynices on the battlefield. He compares her to Agave when she brings her son’s head to Dionysus.

Dominik, W.J., Speech and Rhetoric in Statius’ Thebaid (Olms ), Statius discusses how Lucan’s epic Bellum Civile is a proper monument to Pompey the Great: Pharo cruenta/Pompeio dabis altius sepulcrum (‘you will give Pompey a.

Introduction. 1 In the fourth book of Statius’ Thebaid, the expedition of the Seven against Thebes is stranded in ted by thirst – Bacchus has caused a drought in Nemea in order to delay the expedition against his favourite city – the Argives encounter Hypsipyle nursing Opheltes, son of Lycurgus and Eurydice, king and queen of Nemea.

The mythic voice of Statius: power and politics in the Thebaid. (Leiden, ), id. Speech and rhetoric in Statius’ Thebaid (Hildesheim, ), Lovatt, Helen, Statius and epic games: sport, politics, and poetics in the Thebaid, McNelis, Charles Statius’ Thebaid and. Statius, Thebaid 8 / Composed at the end of the first century CE, Statius' Thebaid recounts the civil war in Thebes between the two sons of Oedipus, Polynices and Eteocles, and the horrific events that take place on the g: Speech and rhetoric.

Tragic / Epic: Statius’ Thebaid and Euripides’ Hypsipyle Greek Author, Greek Past: Statius, Athens, and the Tragic Self Polis, Court, Empire: Greek Culture, Roman Society, and the System of Genres in Statius.

For students who need help translating lines of Thebaid Book I. STATIUS, THEBAID 1. PUBLIUS PAPINIUS STATIUS was a Roman poet who flourished in the late C1st A.D. during the reign of the Emperor Domitian. He was the author of a collection of dedicatory poems known as the Silvae, the epic Thebaid in twelve books, and the unfinished Achilleid.

These last two works relate the stories of the Seven Against Thebes and the youth of Achilles g: Speech and rhetoric. In Brill’s Companion to Statius, Boulder. She recently published "Silvae: Book II" () and "Statius: Between Rome and Naples" ().

Gervais, Ph.D. () in Classics at the University of Otago, New Zealand, is preparing a commentary on Statius "Thebaid" 2. He has a particular interest in Roman violence, and has also published on. Statius, Thebaid.

LCL Go to page: Go To Section. Go to page: Book. Section. Line. SUBMIT. Go To Section. Book 4. plunder, to raze and ravage homes. Tell, Phoebus, who turned their wrath aside, whence came delay, what wandering stayed their march. Though faint in speech and heart, he commands the cymbals and drums and.

thebaid book 7, translated by j. mozley [1] As thus they tarried at the outset of the Tyrian war, Jupiter turned on the Pelasgians his wrathful gaze and shook his head, at the movement of which the high stars tremble and Atlas cries that his shoulders’ burden is g: Speech and rhetoric.

Stream with blood.’ Such is the speech they interweave, In mingled tones of wrathful utterance, till Tydeus begins The tale in order: ‘Seeking solace after sad misfortune, I left monster-bearing Calydon’s riches and the fields Of Achelous.

Behold, deepest night found me within Your borders. Why should this fellow deny me shelter.STATIUS.- HÅKANSON,L. Statius' Silvae. Critical and exegetical remarks with some notes on the Thebaid.

Lund, Gleerup, p. Wrs. 24 cm (Uncut; author's dedication on frontcover) Book number: Euro (), W. J. Dominik, Speech and Rhetoric in Statius' Thebaid (I) and The Mythic Voice of Statius. Power and Politics in the Thebaid (I); see also the chapters on Statius in E.

Burck (ed.), Das r6mische Epos (I), I, D. C. Feeney, The Gods in Epic (I 99I), I. Commentaries are still sparse, but see especially J. J. L.