Harvard Studies in Classical Philology

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D. R. Shackleton Bailey
Harvard University Press, Nov 1, 1983 - History - 336 pages
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This volume of fifteen essays includes "The Early Greek Poets: Some Interpretations," by Robert Renehan; "The 'Sobriety' of Oedipus: Sophocles OC 100 Misunderstood," by Albert Henrichs; "Virgil's Ecphrastic Centerpieces," by Richard F. Thomas; "Notes on Quintilian," by D. R. Shackleton Bailey; and "Scapegoat Rituals in Ancient Greece," by Jan Bremmer.
 

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Contents

Some Interpretations
1
Inscriptional TTOTC and the Poetic
31
Mythical Chronology and Thematic Coherence in Pindars Third
49
The Chorus of Aischylos Agamemnon
65
Sophocles OC 100 Misunderstood
87
The Skeptical Electra
101
A Critique of the Text of i 11 i
119
B 8 1213
151
Virgilian WordPlay and Allusion
169
Sources and Motivation
185
Notes on Quintilian
217
The Riddle of the Arrhephoria at Athens
241
Pindars Prayer to Heracles N 7 86101
289
Scapegoat Rituals in Ancient Greece
299
Summaries of Dissertations for the Degree of Ph D
321
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D. R. Shackleton Bailey was Pope Professor of Latin Language and Literature at Harvard University.

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