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Flight club: the new Archilochus fragment and its resonance with Homeric epic

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This paper analyses the new Archilochus fragment (POxy. LXIX 4708), which tells the story of Telephos’ rout of the Achaeans, in terms of its resonance with Homeric epic. Where previous scholarship has read Archilochus’ poetry as indebted to and derivative on Homer, we instead use the idea of ‘traditional referentiality’ – the process by which a word, phrase or even story pattern resonates with other examples across a broader tradition – to explore the poetics of the new Archilochus and to she...

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University of Oxford
Department:
Humanities Division - Classics Faculty
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New York University
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Materiali e discussioni per l'analisi dei testi classici Journal website
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57
Issue:
2
Pages:
9-41
Publication date:
2006-01-01
EISSN:
1724-1693
ISSN:
0392-6338
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uuid:aa11d07e-2816-4b6c-a5b2-dad36cc44cfe
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ora:1510

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