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Theocritus's poem in praise of Philadelphus—at once a Greek king and an Egyptian pharaoh—is the only extended poetic tribute to this extraordinary ruler that survives. Combining the Greek text, an English translation, a full line-by-line commentary, and extensive introductory studies of the poem's historical and literary context, this volume also offers a wide-ranging and far-reaching consideration of the workings and representation of poetic patronage in the Ptolemaic age. In particular, the book explores the subtle and complex links among Theocritus's poem, modes of praise drawn from both Greek and Egyptian traditions, and the subsequent flowering of Latin poetry in the Augustan age. As the first detailed account of this important poem to show how Theocritus might have drawn on the pharaonic traditions of Egypt as well as earlier Greek poetry, this book affords unique insight into how praise poetry for Ptolemy and his wife may have helped to negotiate the adaptation of Greek culture that changed conditions of the new Hellenistic world.
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This book examines Philadelphus' reign in a comprehensive and refreshing way. E-Book PDF. Login via Institution. Prices from excl. VAT :. View PDF Flyer. Contents About. By: Paul Mckechnie and Philippe Guillaume. Pages: i—xvi 16 total. By: Paul Mckechnie. Pages: 1—6 6 total. By: Oswyn Murray. Pages: 7—24 18 total. By: Dorothy J. Pages: 25—38 14 total. Pages: 39—64 26 total. By: James L. Pages: 65—90 26 total. By: Geoff W. Pages: 91— 12 total.
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Ptolemy II Philadelphus and his world / edited by Paul Mckechnie and Philippe Guillaume. p. cm. -- (Mnemosyne supplements. History and archaeology of.
In earliest times there was no distinction between a record room or archive and a library, and in this sense libraries can be said to have existed for almost as long as records have been kept. A temple in the Babylonian town of Nippur , dating from the first half of the 3rd millennium bc , was found to have a number of rooms filled with clay tablets, suggesting a well-stocked archive or library. Similar collections of Assyrian clay tablets of the 2nd millennium bc were found at Tell el- Amarna in Egypt.
Ptolemy II Philadelphus, second Macedonian king of Egypt BC , captured intellectual high ground by founding the Alexandrian Library and Museum, and cemented celebrity status by bankrolling his courtesans endeavours in Olympic chariot-racing. MorePtolemy II Philadelphus, second Macedonian king of Egypt BC , captured intellectual high ground by founding the Alexandrian Library and Museum, and cemented celebrity status by bankrolling his courtesans endeavours in Olympic chariot-racing. In this book scholars analyse a range of key aspects of Phiadelphus world. It picks up a bit on the weekend days, but contrast it to a place like Kharkiv. Letter to the Right Honourable Edmund Burke From the many just sentiments interspersed through the letter before me, and from the.
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The article presents a newly commented translation of the hieroglyphic inscription on the statue of Ptolemy II Philadelphos from Bubastis, created several years after a countrywide Egyptian cult dedicated to Arsinoe II had been established.Reply
Heir of Ptolemy son of Lagus, Alexander the Great's general (who took Egypt over in BC), Ptolemy II Philadelphus reigned in Alexandria from toReply