HARVARD STUDIES IN CLASSICAL PHILOLOGY
Cover: Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 78 in HARDCOVER

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 78

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$49.00 • £39.95 • €44.00

ISBN 9780674379244

Publication Date: 01/01/1974

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Among the eleven articles in this volume, dedicated to Mason Hammond, are “The Emergence of Mediaeval Towns: Independence or Continuity?” by Professor Hammond; “Existimatio, Fama, and the Ides of March,” by Zvi Yavetz; “Sophocles: Ajax 815–824,” by Cedric H. Whitman; “The Myth of Pindar’s First Nemean: Sportsmen, Poetry, and Paideia,” by Peter W. Rose; “Aristophanes’ Ranae 862: A Note on the Anatomy of Euripidean Tragedy,” by Gregory W. Dickerson; “Speech and Narrative in the Aeneid,” by Gilbert Highet; and “The ‘Lighthouse’ of Abusir in Egypt,” by Fawzi el Fakharani.

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