HARVARD STUDIES IN CLASSICAL PHILOLOGY
Cover: Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 87 in HARDCOVER

Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 87

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$62.50 • £50.95 • €56.50

ISBN 9780674379343

Publication Date: 11/07/1983

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This volume of fifteen essays includes “The Early Greek Poets: Some Interpretations,” by Robert Renehan; “The ‘Sobriety’ of Oedipus: Sophocles OC 100 Misunderstood,” by Albert Henrichs; “Virgil’s Ecphrastic Centerpieces,” by Richard F. Thomas; “Notes on Quintilian,” by D. R. Shackleton Bailey; and “Scapegoat Rituals in Ancient Greece,” by Jan Bremmer.

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