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C.J. Ruijgh

LE SPECTACLE DES LETTRES , COMÉDIE DE CALLIAS (Athénée X 453c-455b), avec un excursus sur les rapports entre la mélodie du chant et les contours mélodiques du langage parlé par C.J. RUIJGH Mnamosæn& FilologÛ& te SOMMAIRE: § 1. Les trois fragments en trimètres iambiques.—§ 2. La parodos.—§ 3


344 De novis libris iudicia / H.W. Pleket / Mnemosyne 62 (2009) 344-346 Kyle. D.G. 2006. Sport and Spectacle in the Ancient World . Oxford, Blackwell. xvii, 403 p. Pr. £60.00 (hb). After his Athletics in Ancient Athens (Leiden 1987) and Spectacles of Death in Ancient Rome (London 1998) Donald

Huber, Gabriele (Kassel RWG)

[German version] Opinions are vastly divided as to what constitutes kitsch. Therefore this entry will not be able to provide a formal definition. In general, kitsch is either characterised as a symptom of a time of declining values (such as Nero's gigantic spectacle using the burning city of Rome

Leonardo Costantini

numbers due to the rumour of the extraordinary spectacle’ ( multi denique civium et advenae copiosi, quos eximii spectaculi rumor studiosa celebritate congregabat ); on this cf. Zimmerman et al. 2004, 41-43; Panayotakis and Panayotakis 2015, 136. 13 For occurrences of the popular expression singularis

Angeliki Nektaria Roumpou

arena spectacle. It also adds a sense of exoticism to the epic, as the tigress is a geographical marker for exotic lands outside the Roman Empire. However, the tigress in her uncontrolled rage when defending her cubs can also be used as an image of intensification, as is shown in Stat. Theb . 10

Brian Walters

spectacle of decay for all to see. It hardly surprises, then, that Sallust—who, as noted, makes Sulla a primary contributor to the republic’s affliction—chooses ‘rot’, ‘liquefaction’, and ‘diseased corruption’ ( tabes ) as his go-to image for describing the ailments of the state. 62 In the Bellum

Thomas Biggs

inhabitants of Rome who are absent for Caesar’s arrival: a spectacle without spectators. The Rhine and other symbols of Gallic, Germanic, and Britannic war are also missing from Caesar’s triumphal return, and they recall the battles he has left behind for civil war. 38 In light of Lucan’s exclamations

A Horn for Phemius

Cicero, Atticus, and the Musical Culture of the Late Republican Elite

Harry Morgan

his house, and Tiro wrote to Cicero asking advice on whether he should accept the invitation. Cicero urged him to decline, not out of any opposition to the spectacle itself but out of concern for Tiro’s convalescence. The freedman attended nonetheless, no doubt compelled by a sense of obligation to

Simon Perris

: April 2009; accepted: May 2009 Abstract This paper examines the treatment of violence in Euripides’ Bacchae , particularly in spoken narrative. Bacchae is essentially a drama about violence, and the mes- senger-speeches establish a dialectic between spectacle and suffering as different conceptions of

Maria Gerolemou

, Andromeda, and Iphigenia among the Taurians ( Oxford ) Xenis , G. (ed). 2010 . Scholia Vetera in Sophoclis Electram ( Berlin ) Zeitlin , F.I. 1993 . The Artful Eye. Vision, Ecphrasis and Spectacle in Euripidean Theatre , in: Goldhill , S. , Osborne , R. (eds.) Art and Text