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    Plato's Rhapsody and Homer's Music: The Poetics of the Panathenaic Festival in Classical Athens (Center for Hellenic Studies: Colloquia S.) (Hardback) By (author) Gregory Nagy

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    DescriptionThe festival of the Panathenaia, held in Athens every summer to celebrate the birthday of the city's goddess, Athena, was the setting for performances of the Homeric "Iliad" and "Odyssey" by professional reciters or "rhapsodes". The works of Plato are our main surviving source of information about these performances. Through his references, a crucial phase in the history of the Homeric tradition can be reconstructed. Through Plato's eyes, the "staging" of Homer in classical Athens can once again becomed


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    Title
    Plato's Rhapsody and Homer's Music
    Subtitle
    The Poetics of the Panathenaic Festival in Classical Athens
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Gregory Nagy
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 150
    Width: 154 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 213 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780674009639
    ISBN 10: 0674009630
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: DSC
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.2
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DD, JFC
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    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
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    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2AHA
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25770
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 37
    DC22: 883.01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
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    BISAC V2.8: LIT004170, POE008000
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    DC21: 883.0109
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    LC classification: PA4175 .N34 2002
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    Thema V1.0: DD, DSBB, JBCC, DSC
    Edition statement
    New.
    Publisher
    HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    30 December 2002
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge, Mass