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Hellenic Studies Series 2

Labored in Papyrus Leaves

Perspectives on an Epigram Collection Attributed to Posidippus (P. Mil. Vogl. VIII 309)

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ISBN 9780674011052

Publication Date: 04/15/2004


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  • Preface [Gregory Nagy]
  • Abbreviations
  • Editors’ Note
  • Introduction [Benjamin Acosta-Hughes, Elizabeth Kosmetatou, and Manuel Baumbach]
  • 1. The Manuscript: Posidippus on Papyrus [Susan Stephens and Dirk Obbink]
  • 2. Posidippus on Papyri Then and Now [Dirk Obbink]
  • 3. Posidippus Old and New [David Sider]
  • 4. Alexandrian Posidippus: On Rereading the GP Epigrams in Light of P.Mil.Vogl. VIII 309 [Benjamin Acosta-Hughes]
  • 5. Homeric Echoes in Posidippus [Gregory Nagy]
  • 6. Doricisms in the New and Old Posidippus [Alexander Sens]
  • 7. A New Hellenistic Poetry Book: P.Mil.Vogl. VIII 309 [Kathryn Gutzwiller]
  • 8. Notes on the Lithika of Posidippus [Richard Hunter]
  • 9. Elusive Stones: Reading Posidippus’ Lithika through Technical Writing on Stones [Martyn Smith]
  • 10. A Garland of Stones: Hellenistic Lithika as Reflections on Poetic Transformations [David Schur]
  • 11. ‘Winged Words’: Poetry and Divination in Posidippus’ Oiônoskopika [Manuel Baumbach and Kai Trampedach]
  • 12. For You, Arsinoe… [Susan Stephens]
  • 13. Posidippus and the Mysteries: Epitymbia Read by the Ancient Historian [Beate Dignas]
  • 14. Vision and Visibility: Art Historical Theory Paints a Portrait of New Leadership in Posidippus’ Andriantopoiika [Elizabeth Kosmetatou]
  • 15. The Structure of the Hippika in P.Mil.Vogl. VIII 309 [Marco Fantuzzi]
  • 16. Constructing Legitimacy: The Ptolemaic Familiengruppe as a Means of Self-Definition in Posidippus’ Hippika [Elizabeth Kosmetatou]
  • 17. Reading as Seeing: P.Mil.Vogl. VIII 309 and Greek Art [Nassos Papalexandrou]
  • 18. “Drownded in the Tide”: The Nauagika and Some “Problems” in Augustan Poetry [Richard F. Thomas]
  • 19. Posidippus’ Iamatika [Peter Bing]
  • 20. ‘Tropoi’ (Posidippus AB 102–103) [Dirk Obbink]
  • Afterword: An Archeologist’s Perspective on the Milan Papyrus (P.Mil.Vogl. VIII 309) [Gail Hoffman]
  • Concordance
  • Bibliography
  • Contributors
  • Indices

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