Journal article icon

Journal article

L'apertura

Abstract:

The act of opening a box, door, etc. was important to ancient practical life; poetry exploits it forcefully, and with rich psychological and theological significance. Spring is often connected with opening (so Alcaeus, Pindar, Ovid). Scenes of opening, and not opening, are important in the Odyssey and Parmenides, in drama (Agamemnon, Ajax, Medea, Heracles, Ion, Clouds, Ecclesiazusae, Curculio), in Hellenistic poetry (Apollonius, Theocritus, Grenfell Fragment), and in Roman poetry (Odes, Amore...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

Actions


Access Document


Files:

Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Sub department:
Classical Languages & Lit
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-3306-1673
Publisher:
Edizioni Tored Publisher's website
Journal:
Rationes Rerum Journal website
Volume:
16
Pages:
205-221
Publication date:
2021-02-01
Acceptance date:
2020-09-02
ISSN:
2284-2497
ISBN:
9788899846527
Language:
Italian
Keywords:
Pubs id:
1130213
Local pid:
pubs:1130213
Deposit date:
2020-09-04

Terms of use


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP