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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

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

Zina Giannopoulou

), Poseidon petrifies the ship and roots it to the bottom of the sea (13.163–164). The gathered Phaeacians “marvel” at the spectacle but fail to understand what is going on (13.165–170). Alcinous, however, does, and this leads to the recasting of the prophecy and its immediate aftermath (13

Benjamin Sammons

no pains to form the young Telegonus, preferring the spectacle of an old and hyper-seasoned Odysseus being killed by a young and unseasoned version of himself. The paradigmatic relation between father and son, which was carefully protected even by the more pessimistic Odyssey , is now thoroughly

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

Lynn Kozak

tragic playing space appeals to two audiences simultaneously, as the term “ déjà vu ” implies: 37 first, the tragic audience (cf. Zeitlin 1995: 177), who might be fans of the spectacle most inherent in the choral performance; second, epic fans who love the Iliad (and, potentially, the Cypria ) (cf

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