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Wandering in ancient Greek culture

by Silvia Montiglio

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece
    • Subjects:
    • Greek literature -- History and criticism.,
    • Travel in literature.,
    • Travelers -- Greece -- History -- To 1500.,
    • Drifters -- Greece -- History -- To 1500.,
    • Travelers in literature.,
    • Nomads in literature.,
    • Greece -- Civilization -- To 146 B.C.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-284) and index.

      StatementSilvia Montiglio.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPA3015.T7 M66 2005
      The Physical Object
      Pagination290 p. ;
      Number of Pages290
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3301153M
      ISBN 100226534979
      LC Control Number2004030817

      Read "Wandering Greeks The Ancient Greek Diaspora from the Age of Homer to the Death of Alexander the Great" by Robert Garland available from Rakuten Kobo. Most classical authors and modern historians depict the ancient Greek world as essentially stable and even static, once Brand: Princeton University Press. Origins. The belief in the "wandering womb" was found in ancient Greece. Some scholars have argued that it originated in Egypt, but this has now been disproved. One description of the theory of a "wandering womb" comes from Aretaeus, a physician from Cappadocia, who was a contemporary of Galen in the 2nd century AD. He wrote that the uterus could move out of .

      This book presents a substantially revised version of some of the most important and innovative articles published by Alan Cameron in the field of late antique Greek poetry and philosophy. Much new material has been added to the account of the Wandering Poets from early Byzantine Egypt, and earlier judgment on their paganism is nuanced. The story of Cyrus of Panopolis and the . The Ancient Greek Mysteries are fun and action-packed stories that are perfect for introducing readers in KS2 to the topic of Ancient Greece. Steeped in historical detail, the series follows the adventures of a scribe called Nico and his friend Thrax, who is a slave, as they work together to solve mysteries.

      Her second book, Wandering in Ancient Greek Culture (The University of Chicago Press ), studies the associations attached to wandering in Greek sources from the archaic to the Greco-Roman period. From Villain to Hero: Odysseus in Ancient Thought (The University of Michigan Press, ) investigates the exploitation of Odysseus by Greek and. "This book traces this central aspect of ancient culture from its roots in the Near Eastern societies which preceded the Greeks, through the way in which early semi-mythical figures such as Orpheus were imagined, the poets who travelled to the brilliant courts of archaic tyrants, and on into the fluid mobility of imperial and late antique culture.


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From the Archaic period to the Greco-Roman age, the figure of the wanderer held great significance in ancient Greece. In the first comprehensive study devoted to this theme, Wandering in Ancient Greek Culture unearths the many meanings attached to this practice over the centuries. Employing a broad range of literary and philosophical texts, Silvia Montiglio demonstrates how wandering has been conceptualized from Homer’s Odysseus—the hero “who wandered Cited by: From the Archaic period to the Greco-Roman age, the figure of the wanderer held great significance in ancient Greece.

In the first comprehensive study devoted to this theme, Wandering in Ancient Greek Culture unearths the many /5. In the first comprehensive study devoted to this theme, Wandering in Ancient Greek Culture unearths the many meanings attached to this practice over the centuries.

Employing a broad range of literary and philosophical texts, Silvia Montiglio demonstrates how wandering has been conceptualized from Homer's Odysseus--the hero "who wandered much"--in the eighth century BCE to pagan sages /5(3).

ABOUT THIS BOOK From the Archaic period to the Greco-Roman age, the figure of the wanderer held great significance in ancient Greece. In the first comprehensive study devoted to this theme, Wandering in Ancient Greek Culture unearths the many meanings attached to this practice over the centuries.

In the first comprehensive study devoted to this theme, Wandering in Ancient Greek Culture unearths the many meanings attached to this practice over the centuries. Employing a broad range of literary and philosophical texts, Silvia Montiglio demonstrates how wandering has been conceptualized from Homer's Odysseus—the hero "who wandered.

This book traces this central aspect of ancient culture from its roots in the near Eastern societies which preceded the Greeks, through the way in which early semi-mythical figures such as Orpheus Although recent scholarship has focused on the city-state as the context for the production of Greek poetry, for poets and performers travel was more the norm than the 4/5(5).

Book Review: Wandering in Ancient Greek Culture. By Silvia Montiglio:Wandering in Ancient Greek Culture Article in Classical Philology (2) April with 27 Reads.

Addressing a neglected but essential subject, Wandering Greeks focuses on the diaspora of tens of thousands of people between about and BCE, demonstrating the degree to which Greeks were.

Most classical authors and modern historians depict the ancient Greek world as essentially stable and even static, once the so-called colonization movement came to an end. But Robert Garland argues that the Greeks were highly mobile, that their movement was essential to the survival, success, and sheer sustainability of their society, and that this wandering became a defining characteristic of their culture.

Wandering poets in ancient Greek culture: travel, locality and panhellenism / edited by Richard Hunter and Ian Rutherford. Includes bibliographical references and index. isbn (hardback) 1. Poets, Size: KB. This book traces this central aspect of ancient culture from its roots in the near Eastern societies which preceded the Greeks, through the way in which early semi-mythical figures such as Orpheus were imagined, the poets who travelled to the brilliant courts of archaic tyrants, and on into the fluid mobility of imperial and late antique : This book traces this central aspect of ancient culture from its roots in the Near Eastern societies which preceded the Greeks, through the way in which early semi-mythical figures such as Orpheus were imagined, the poets who travelled to the brilliant courts of archaic tyrants, and on into the fluid mobility of imperial and late antique culture.

Silvia Montiglio, Wandering In Ancient Greek Culture (Chicago & London: University of Chicago Press, ), XII+ Pp. In the first comprehensive study devoted to this theme, Wandering in Ancient Greek Culture unearths the many meanings attached to this practice over the centuries. Employing a broad range of literary and philosophical texts, Silvia Montiglio demonstrates how wandering has been conceptualized from Homer's Odysseus - the hero "who wandered much"--In the eighth.

Book Description. Poets in ancient Greece travelled in search of commissions and to celebrate local communities, rather than staying put in and only writing for their own cities. This volume explores this central feature of ancient culture, setting wandering poets within the wider context of ancient networks of exchange, patronage and : Ian Rutherford Edited by Richard Hunter.

Wandering in Ancient Greek Culture. By Silvia Montiglio. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, "In bringing together the varied evidence on this topic, Wandering Greeks makes a valuable contribution to the recent and significant trend in scholarship that emphasizes mobility and connectivity in the ancient Mediterranean.

Anyone interested in these issues, as well as notions of identity, belonging, and citizenship in the Greek world, would undoubtedly benefit from reading. Each chapter identifies a specific kind of “wanderer,” including the overseas settler, the deportee, the evacuee, the asylum-seeker, the fugitive, the economic migrant, and the itinerant, and the book also addresses repatriation and the idea of the “portable polis.” The result is a vivid and unique portrait of ancient Greece as Cited by: 6.

From the Archaic period to the Greco-Roman age, the figure of the wanderer held great significance in ancient Greece. In the first comprehensive study devoted to this theme, Wandering in Ancient Greek Culture unearths the many meanings attached to this practice over the centuries.

Employing a broad range of literary and philosophical texts. Montigilio, S. Wandering in Ancient Greek Culture. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, IRH Fellow: Silvia Montigilio, Resident Fellow Synopsis: From the Archaic period to the Greco-Roman age, the figure of the wanderer.

In the chapter entitled "Wandering in Space and Time," Plato's theory of the wandering cause in the Timaeus is read alongside other narratives of beginnings so that the progress of the cosmos from wandering to stability is associated with that of the individual body: Herodotus contrasts the "much-wandering" of the ancestors of the Dorians with the autochthony of the Athenians who .The book’s overall argument is that displacements of individuals, which led to increasing diversity within the Greek world, were central to the survival and viability of Greek societies (p.

14 and ). Wandering Greeks is a broad survey that will appeal to the wider public, but as a thorough study rich in evidence it will also appeal to Author: Denise Demetriou.This monumental work by a distinguished European scholar presents a scrupulously realistic approach to ancient Greek civilization.

Professor Burckhardt dispenses with superficial and sentimental views of ancient Greece to embrace a more sophisticated and accurate vision of a complex culture that practiced both the best and worst elements of the social by: 9.