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Archilochos heros

the hero cult of poets in the Greek polis

by Diskin Clay

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Published by Center for Hellenic Stuides, Trustees for Harvard University, Distributed by Harvard University Press in Washington, D.C, Cambridge, Mass .
Written in

    Places:
  • Paros Island (Greece),
  • Greece,
  • Paros Island.,
  • Greece.
    • Subjects:
    • Archilochus -- Homes and haunts -- Greece -- Paros Island.,
    • Poets, Greek -- Homes and haunts -- Greece -- Paros Island.,
    • Religion and literature -- Greece -- Paros Island.,
    • Cults -- Greece -- Paros Island.,
    • Cults -- Greece.,
    • Paros Island (Greece) -- Religious life and customs.,
    • Greece -- Religious life and customs.,
    • Paros Island (Greece) -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-199) and index.

      StatementDiskin Clay.
      SeriesHellenic studies ;, 6
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPA3873.A77 C57 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination215 p., 36 p. of plates :
      Number of Pages215
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3297383M
      ISBN 100674014553
      LC Control Number2004022716

      The Performance Contexts of Trochaic Tetrameters Catalectic The paper explores the evidence for the archaic performance context or contexts of Archilochus’ and Solon’s trochaic tetrameter catalectic poems, noting that they were chanted rather than sung or spoken and Author: Ewen Lyall Bowie.


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Archilochus Heros is the first systematic treatment of the cult of poets since Cuperus' De apotheosi Homeri (Amsterdam ) The variety of disciplines that Clay brings to bear--religion, literary criticism, epigraphy, archeology, numismatics, art history--ensures points of interest for a wide and varied audience The vast amount of evidence that Clay adduces succeeds in showing how Cited by: The discovery of the Mnesiepes inscription on Paros revealed the third century B.C.

belief that the young Archilochos was transformed into a poet by an encounter with the Muses. It also revealed that the poet had become the object of a cult by his fellow islanders as he was transformed in death to a local hero. This is the first attempt to trace the history of this cult from the late sixth.

Now Diskin Clay’s recent book, Archilochus Heros: The Cult of the Poets in the Greek Polis, provides exhaustive documentation for and insightful discussion of this theme. 13a. Immortality through hero cult; also through poetry, as the oracle to the poet’s father promised.

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Diskin Clay, Archilochos Heros: The Cult of Poets in the Greek Polis. Center for Hellenic Studies. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press,Pp.

xiv, ISBN 0. Archilochus Heros is the first systematic treatment of the cult of poets since Cuperus’ De apotheosi Homeri (Amsterdam ). As the title aptly indicates, the chief focus is on the cult of Archilochus on Paros; evidence for the cult of other Greek poets fills in the background and serves as a point for comparison and contrast.

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Archilochos heros: the cult of poets in the Greek polis. [Diskin Clay] -- "The discovery of the Mnesiepes inscription on Paros revealed the third century B.C.

belief that the young Archilochos was transformed into a poet by an encounter with the Muses. It also revealed. Archilochos, Sappho, Alkman book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5.

In saying that both scenes, picturing an enthroned Homer and a reclining Archilochus, indicate a climactic moment of hero cult, I am offering interpretations that differ slightly from corresponding interpretations offered by Diskin Clay in his book Archilochos Heros (Clay ; the argumentation continues in Clay ).

In a future post, I will. Archilochus, (flourished c. bce, Paros [Cyclades, Greece]), poet and soldier, the earliest Greek writer of iambic, elegiac, and personal lyric poetry whose works have survived to any considerable extent.

The surviving fragments of his work show him to have been a metrical innovator of the highest ability. Archilochus’s father was Telesicles, a wealthy Parian who founded a colony on the. Archilochos Heros: The Cult of Poets in the Greek Polis (Hellenic Studies): ISBN () Softcover, Center for Hellenic Studies, Lucretius and Epicurus.

In his pathfinding book, Archilochos Heros, Diskin Clay has questioned the applicability of a well-known formula for distinguishing between the cult of heroes and the cult of gods in archaic, classical, and postclassical Greek historical contexts.

[] The formula is derived from the use of the words thuein / theos and enagizein / hērōs by Herodotus () in distinguishing between one cult. Archilochus (/ ɑːr ˈ k ɪ l ə k ə s /; Greek: Ἀρχίλοχος Arkhilokhos; c. – c. BC) was a Greek lyric poet from the island of Paros in the Archaic is celebrated for his versatile and innovative use of poetic meters, and is the earliest known Greek author to compose almost entirely on the theme of his own emotions and experiences.

Diskin Clay is the author of Four Island Utopias ( avg rating, 4 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Archilochos Heros ( avg rating, 2 ratings, /5. Archilochos was born in Paros in about BC. (In Antiquity this island was famous for its marble). He was a mercenary, a job close to that of a beggar. After he died his fellow countrymen honored him with a monument.

In this fragment Archilochos introduces himself. Between the lines he lets us know that he could use some money.5/5(1). Posts about Archilochos written by Ryan. In addition to the gods and goddesses, daimones, nymphs, spirits of the land, and other divine beings in My Personal Pantheon, I am especially devoted to a fairly large number of heroes and heroines.

These tend to fall into a number of categories, but one type of hero I would like to discuss is the concept of the poet-hero: a writer and/or philosopher.

The focus of this blog was to contribute in the ongoing discussion and form an own answer on the question if the origin of the Greek hero cult is influenced by Homeric poetry or ancestral veneration but I believe that the origin of the hero cult is diverse phenomenon where we cannot simply turn into parochialism: there could not have been only.

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Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Michael Ayrton (illustrator). First Edition. 4to (11 1/2" x 8 3/4"), grayish-brown cloth with gold lettering on spine & embossed figure by Ayrton of Archilochos on front cover, essay by classicist G.S.

Kirk, archival mylar-protected depiction of Archilochos on B&W dust jacket (unclipped. Archilochus fl. mid-7 th century b.c. (Also spelled Archilochos.) Greek poet. In antiquity revered as the finest poet next to Homer, Archilochus is chiefly remembered as the poet of abuse. His interests have focused on the intersection of ancient poetry and philosophy.

He is the author of many studies of the Platonic dialogues, Lucretius and Epicurus (), Platonic Questions: Dialogues with the Silent Philosopher () and Archilochos Heros: The Cult of Poets in the Greek Polis ().

Picturing Homer as a cult hero §4. I argue, however, that Homer in such a state of afterlife is not so much a god as he is a cult hero who looks like a god.

Here I find it most useful to consult a book by W. Rouse on the iconography of votive offerings. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Diskin Clay books online.

Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. This article investigates how flight in battle is presented in the newly discovered Archilochus fragment ( LXIX ) and compares it to the Homeric treatment of the issue. Archilochus (ärkĭl`əkəs), fl.

c or c B.C., Greek poet, b. Paros. As an innovator in the use and construction of the personal lyric, his language was intense and often violent.

Many fragments of his verse survive. Bibliography. See H. Rankin, Archilochus of Paros (). The Fall of the Roman Empire and Archilochos Heros: The Cult of Poets.

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“Moreover, if we may believe Pindar, Terpander was the originator of drinkingsongs. But it must be remembered that further innovations were made by Archilochus, the trimeter, the combination of unlike measures, the recitative or rhythmical recitation of poetry to music, 9 and the style of music to which recitative was set.

To him also are ascribed the epode, the tetrameter, the cretic, the. (Archilochos Heros), philosophical poetry (Lucretius and Epicu-rus), Latin poetry, Dante, modern Greek poetry, and his own Oxyrhynchan Poems.

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More than a compendium of isolated facts, 'The Cambridge Companion to Greek Mythology' is thoughtfully composed by a.“Demeas wrote an account not only of the fame of others, but of the virtues of the poet Archilochus, his outstanding piety, 51 the love he bore to his country, Paros, and the many great benefits he bestowed on the Parians —about these he wrote five Books, besides the .