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Chapter two: Didymus and lyric

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Didymus worked extensively on archaic lyric poetry. The greatest amount of surviving material comes from the Pindar scholia and concerns Pindar's Epinicians, but there are fragments and testimonies of his commentaries to other authors and a treatise On Lyric Poets. This chapter reviews the evidence for Didymus' lyric scholarship, then discusses the contents of the On Lyric Poets-whose surviving fragments are concerned with the identification of lyric genres and the etymologies of their names-...

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10.1093/bics/qbaa015

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Classics Faculty
Sub department:
Classical Languages & Lit
Oxford college:
Magdalen College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies Journal website
Volume:
63
Issue:
2
Pages:
21-33
Publication date:
2021-06-13
Acceptance date:
2020-12-01
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EISSN:
2041-5370
ISSN:
0076-0730
Language:
English
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Review
Pubs id:
1186903
Local pid:
pubs:1186903
Deposit date:
2022-01-21

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