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The cause of Idmon’s Death at Seneca, Medea 652–3, and at Valerius Flaccus 5.2–3

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‘The tale of the Argonauts was among the most popular myths in Greek and Roman literature of all periods.’ There was, however, not inconsiderable variation in certain aspects of the narrative: in the inclusion or exclusion of entire episodes; in (un)expected divergences from more authoritative versions of the story; and in the details of minutiae. In the Argonautic choral odes of Seneca's Medea (301–79 and 579–669), and in Valerius Flaccus’ incomplete epic, there is a conspicuous, learned eng...

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10.1017/S0009838820000300

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Classics Faculty
Sub department:
Classics Faculty
Oxford college:
Trinity College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-7425-9814
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Journal:
Classical Quarterly More from this journal
Volume:
70
Issue:
1
Pages:
268-275
Publication date:
2020-04-27
Acceptance date:
2019-05-28
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EISSN:
1471-6844
ISSN:
0009-8388
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1003518
Local pid:
pubs:1003518
Deposit date:
2020-04-13

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