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Solon and Early Greek Poetry: The Politics of Exhortation (Cambridge Classical Studies)

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Solon and Early Greek Poetry: The Politics of Exhortation (Cambridge Classical Studies) Elizabeth Irwin is available to download <table><tr><td colspan="2"><strong style="font-size:1.This material is available do download at niSearch.com on Elizabeth Irwin's eBooks, 2em;">Solon and Early Greek Poetry: The Politics of Exhortation (Cambridge Classical Studies)</strong><br/>Elizabeth Irwin</td></tr> <tr> <td><b>Type:</b></td> <td>eBook</td> </tr> <tr> <td><b>Released:</b></td> <td>2005</td> </tr> <tr> <td><b>Publisher:</b></td> <td>Cambridge University Press</td> </tr> <tr> <td><b>Page Count:</b></td> <td>364</td> </tr> <tr> <td><b>Format:</b></td> <td>pdf</td> </tr> <tr> <td><b>Language:</b></td> <td>English</td> </tr> <tr> <td><b>ISBN-10:</b></td> <td>0521851787</td> </tr> <tr> <td><b>ISBN-13:</b></td> <td>9780521851787</td> </tr> </table> Examining the interaction between poetics and politics in ancient Greece's archaic period, in relationship to the work of Solon, this volume argues that, in general, the political expressions of martial exhortation elegy were aristocratic in nature and that the symposiasts attempted to assert a heroic identity on the wider polis community.Solon and Early Greek ... Textbook The study demonstrates how Solon's poetry subverts this practice, using the poetic traditions of epic and Hesiod to further different political aims. It concludes by looking beyond the confines of Solon's poetic appropriations to argue for other influences on his poetry, in particular that of tyranny.

Solon and Early Greek Poetry: The Politics of Exhortation (Cambridge Classical Studies)

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