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January Conference 1996

THE RECEPTION OF CLASSICAL TEXTS AND IMAGES

 

CONTENTS


PART ONE RECEPTION WITHIN ANTIQUITY

The Ancient Reception of Pheidias' Athena Parthenos
and Zeus Olympios: The visual evidence in context
Kenneth Lapatin (Boston University, USA)
[abstract] [full paper]

Paradise Lost? Authority and reception in the presentation
of mortal/immortal relationships in Archaic Greek Epic
Chris Emlyn-Jones (The Open University, UK)
[abstract] [full paper]

The Classical Past in the Classicising Historians
Geoffrey Greatrex (University of Ottawa)
[abstract] [full paper]

Hallowed Words or Melting Pot? Sidonius Apollinaris'
Use of the Poetic Tradition
Lynette Watson (University of London, UK)
[abstract] [full paper]

Routes to reception:
The case of Orpheus in early Christian art
Janet Huskinson, (The Open University, UK)
[abstract] [full paper]

Reading Receptions
Jan Parker (The Open University, UK)
[abstract] [full paper]

Michael Psellus on Euripides and George of Pisidia
Mary Whitby (University of London, UK)
[abstract] [full paper]

PART TWO FROM MEDIEVAL TO MODERN RECEPTION

The Destructive Potential of Anger:
An ancient theme given new life in Heinrich von Veldeke's Eneasroman
Carol Magner (University of London, UK)

[abstract] [full paper]

In Defence of the Amerindian:
Bartolome de Las Casas's classical Strategies
Geoffrey Eatough (University of Wales, Lampeter, UK)
[abstract] [full paper]

Alexander The Great and the popular (anti-) hero
Diana Spencer (University of Cambridge, UK)
[abstract] [full paper]

Inheritors of the Shield: an Homeric Mise En Abyme
Paula James, (The Open University, UK)
[abstract] [full paper]

'...and a chorus of Corinthian women...':
Use of the Chorus in recent productions of Euripides' Medea
Ruth Hazel, (The Open University, UK)

[abstract] [full paper]

A Daidalos in the late-modern age?
Transplanting Homer into Derek Walcott's The Odyssey: A stage version
Lorna Hardwick, (The Open University, UK)
[abstract] [full paper]

Author(s) and Authority: Brian Friel's Living Quarters
Richard Jones, (University of Kansas, USA)

[abstract] [full paper]

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