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Pindar, Isthmian 7, myth and exempla.

David C. Young

Pindar, Isthmian 7, myth and exempla.

by David C. Young

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Published by Brill in Leiden .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pindar.,
  • Mythology, Greek, in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementBy David C. Young.
    SeriesMnemosyne. Bibliotheca classica Batava. Supplementum, 15, Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava., 15.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA4274.I5 Y6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination59 p. 1 p. of photos, 1 fold l.
    Number of Pages59
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4860300M
    LC Control Number75859293

      | By Gregory Nagy Pindar’s Nemean 7 is to me one of his most exquisite compositions. For literary critics, however, the compactness and precision of Nemean 7 make this song a most intimidating work of art. What I offer here is merely a modest attempt at a start in interpreting some of the song’s most radiant moments. "Pindar, the ’Marquis de Libeaux’ travels in a white limousine (A ’code-white’ is a code understood by judges, police, the military etc. and it means: look the other way or do not prosecute this person)." On page of the same book, Icke states that, " the Queen makes cruel remarks about lesser initiates, but is afraid of the man.

    of Pindar has been made by Germans; and for German poets of the great period, Pindar has been important as he has never been for French, Italian or English poets. Although they claimed to write Pindaric odes, Ronsard and Chiabrera, Cowley and Gray,5 are further from Pindar than Goethe,6 and further still than H61derlin.7 But even in Germany the. Pindar has made this victory of Arkesilas, King of the Hellenic colony of Kyrene in Africa, an occasion for telling the story of Jason's expedition with the Argonauts. The ostensible reason for introducing the story is that Kyrene had been colonised from the island of Thera by the descendants of the Argonaut Euphemos, according to the prophecy.

    hand, not the whole sack."7 The story illustrates Pindar's generous use of mythical catalogs, especially to introduce poems (cf. Nem. 10 and Isth. 7), and the frequent refer­ ences to myths and legends throughout his works. Three anecdotes in the Vita Ambrosiana point to Pin­ dar's close relationship with the gods. We are told that 7 Plut. de File Size: 1MB.   | By Gregory Nagy Pindar’s Isthmian 8 highlights the hero Achilles, who is for us defined primarily by the Homeric Iliad—though he had been a prominent figure also in other epic traditions, as we see for example in the surviving plot-outline of the Aithiopis, ‘the song of the Ethiopians’, which was an epic belonging to a body of poetry commonly known as the epic Cycle.


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Young: Pindar Isthmian 7, Myth and Exempla. Leiden: Brill 51 S. 1 Taf. (Mnemosyne. Suppl. ) 20 hfl. Young's monograph treats Isthmian 7 from a negative and a positive aspect; he shows conclusively that it does not con tain the historical references often at. Isthmian 1 For Herodotus of Thebes Chariot Race.

Isthmian 2 In memory of the victories of Xenocrates of Acragas Chariot Race. Isthmian 3 For Melissus of Thebes Chariot Race at Nemea?/3 Isthmian 4 For Melissus of Thebes Pancratium?/3 Isthmian 5 For Phylacidas of Aegina Pancratium. African Studies American Studies Ancient Near East and Egypt Art History Asian Studies Book History and Cartography Biblical Studies Classical Studies Education Author: S.L.

Radt. The Greek lyric poet Pindar is renowned for his poems celebrating the victories of athletes in the great games of Greece at Olympia, Delphi (the Pythian Games), Corinth (the Isthmian Games) and Nemea.

Pindar's victory odes have the reputation of being complex and allusive in their language and : Paperback. Pythian 1 For Hieron of Aetna Chariot Race B. Pythian 2 For Hieron of Syracuse Chariot Race. or Pythian 3 For Hieron of Syracuse Horse Race. Pythian 4 For Arcesilas of Cyrene Chariot Race B.

Pythian 5 For Arcesilas of Cyrene Chariot Race B. Pythian 6 For Xenocrates of Acragas Chariot Race B. Pythian 7 For Megacles of Athens Four-Horse Chariot.

Modern interpretation of Pindar: the Second Pythian and Seventh Nemean Odes - Volume 93 - Hugh Lloyd-Jones you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your account.

Find out more about sending content to Google Drive. Pindar, Isthmian 7, Myth and Exempla (Mnemosyne, suppl. 15, Cited by: W. Race, Pindar (Boston ); Style and Rhetoric in Pindar’s Odes (Atlanta ). Schadewaldt, Der Aufbau des pindarischen Epinikion (Halle ). Young, Three Odes of Pindar: A Literary Study of Pyth Pythian 3, and Olympian 7 (Leiden ); Pindar Isthmian 7:.

Pindar (/ ˈ p ɪ n d ər /; Greek: Πίνδαρος Pindaros, ; Latin: Pindarus; c. – BC) was an Ancient Greek lyric poet from the canonical nine lyric poets of ancient Greece, his work is the best preserved. Quintilian wrote, "Of the nine lyric poets, Pindar is by far the greatest, in virtue of his inspired magnificence, the beauty of his thoughts and figures, the rich Born: c.Cynoscephalae, Boiotia.

A plausible assumption is that after Isth. 4 was composed, Melissus won the chariot race at Nemea, and instead of writing its companion poem in a different meter, as is the case with other pairs of odes (e.g., Ol.

4 and 5, Ol. 10 and Pyth. 4 and 5), Pindar composed a triad in the identical meter, which adumbrates several themes treated. Pindar’s Pythian 8.

Translation and Notes by Gregory Nagy. This song, composed by Pindar to be sung and danced by an ad hoc local khoros in the island-state of Aigina, was commissioned by the family of an aristocrat named Aristomenes, as a celebration of his victory in the wrestling event at the Pythian Games of BCE.

Strophe 1. Hēsukhiā. 1 You whose disposition is kindly to philoi. THE SEVENTH ISTHMIAN DAVID C. YOUNG: Pindar, Isthmian 7. Myth and Exempla. (Mnemosyne Supp. xv.) Pp. Leiden: Brill, I97I. Paper, fl.2o. PROFESSOR David Young of the University of California at Santa Barbara began his writings on Pindar with the long article 'Pindaric Criticism' in the.

The Greek lyric poet Pindar is renowned for his poems celebrating the victories of athletes in the great games of Greece at Olympia, Delphi (the Pythian Games), Corinth (the Isthmian Games) and Nemea.

Pindar's victory odes have the reputation of being complex and allusive in their language and reference. In this much-needed commentary on seven of the extant odes, Professor Willcock aims to. Pindar begins this highly poetical ode with an address to Thebes; concisely enumerating her ancient glories, and the most remarkable events in her history.—Praises the maternal uncle of Strepsiades, who had fallen in battle.—Then returns to the victor, and mingles good wishes with his commendations.—Concludes with beseeching Apollo to add a victory in the Isthmian games to the.

Buy Pindar: Victory Odes: Olympians 2, 7 and 11; Nemean 4; Isthmians 3, 4 and 7: Isthmians 3, 4 & 7 (Cambridge Greek & Latin Classics) (Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics) by Pindar, M.M. Willcock, P.E. Easterling, Philip Hardie, Richard Hunter, E.J.

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Text is in Greek, with extensive notation and title page in English Mode of access: Internet. related portals: Odes of Pindar.

sister projects: Wikidata item. Celebrating the victory of Phylacides of Aegina in the Isthmian Games of B. C. (?), and incorporating the myth of Achilles and the other descendants of Aeacus.

"The inner number, placed at the end of the several paragraphs, shows the corresponding line of the original." [ note.Pindar is the author of The Odes ( avg rating, ratings, 61 reviews, published ), Olympian Odes. Pythian Odes ( avg rating, 65 ratings, 5 /5. The Greek lyric poet Pindar is renowned for poems celebrating athletic victories in the great games of Olympia, Delphi, Corinth and Nemea.

Seven extant odes are analyzed with the aid of a commentary that progresses by level of difficulty and pays critical attention to 4/5(5).