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Homer in Stone : The Tabulae Iliacae in their Roman Context

By: Petrain, David.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Greek Culture in the Roman World: Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (284 p.).ISBN: 9781107781238.Subject(s): Civilization, Homeric | Classical antiquities | Homer. -- Iliad | Mythology, Greek, in artGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Homer in Stone : The Tabulae Iliacae in their Roman ContextDDC classification: 883.01 LOC classification: PA4037 .P47 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Half-title page; Series page; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Figures; Color plates; Preface; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; The Tabula Capitolina: A description; Trends in scholarship; From iconography to narrative: Scope of the present study; Plan of the book, and a guide to readers; Preliminaries; Workshop, and unity of the class; Dating; Materials; Sources; Bibliographical note; 1 Reading visual narrative in the Hellenistic and Roman worlds; Europa's basket and narrative anachrony; Fabula, sjuzhet, and narrative ideology; Time and space on the goatherd's cup
The temple of Juno and the order of epicConclusions; 2 Tabula and taxis; The Capitolina epigram; The taxis of Homer: Two interpretations; The poet's wisdom; The artist's taxis; The magic squares and the direction of the viewer's gaze; Conclusions; 3 The semantics of the center; Following the fabula; An alternative approach: The middle letter and the taxis of Theodorus; Comparison of the Tabulae featuring Troy narratives; Tabula Capitolina (1A); Tabula Iliaca of New York (2NY); Tabula Veronensis I (3C); Tabula Sarti (6B); Tabula Thierry (7Ti); Tabula of Zenodotus (8E)
Tabula Veronensis II (9D)Tabula Froehner (20Par); Lytra (21Fro); Case study: The centrality and marginality of Aeneas; The rhetoric of documentation; Stesichorus and the Capitolina; Conclusions; 4 Narrative in frieze and panel; Time in the Iliad friezes; Narrative by the book; The Capitolina pilaster: An Iliad in the second degree; The long friezes; Navigating Troy: Roman maps and "achronous" narrative; Viewing and reading the Troy panel of the Tabula Capitolina; Plates; Conclusions; 5 Findspots, display contexts, and the Roman public library; Findspots
The Tabulae Iliacae and the ancient library: Points of contactThe rhetoric of display in the Roman library; 6 Epic in miniature; The uses of the Tabulae Iliacae: Prior proposals, new questions; Dedicatory; Didactic; Decorative; How were the Tabulae displayed?; Roman miniatures; Theodorus and the miracle of diminution; Conclusions; Appendix 1 Conspectus of the Tabulae Iliacae; Appendix 2 Description of selected Tabulae: Texts and images; Figures; Works cited; Index
Summary: A study of the Trojan War as retold in carved images and texts at the dawn of the Roman Empire.
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Cover; Half-title page; Series page; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Figures; Color plates; Preface; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; The Tabula Capitolina: A description; Trends in scholarship; From iconography to narrative: Scope of the present study; Plan of the book, and a guide to readers; Preliminaries; Workshop, and unity of the class; Dating; Materials; Sources; Bibliographical note; 1 Reading visual narrative in the Hellenistic and Roman worlds; Europa's basket and narrative anachrony; Fabula, sjuzhet, and narrative ideology; Time and space on the goatherd's cup

The temple of Juno and the order of epicConclusions; 2 Tabula and taxis; The Capitolina epigram; The taxis of Homer: Two interpretations; The poet's wisdom; The artist's taxis; The magic squares and the direction of the viewer's gaze; Conclusions; 3 The semantics of the center; Following the fabula; An alternative approach: The middle letter and the taxis of Theodorus; Comparison of the Tabulae featuring Troy narratives; Tabula Capitolina (1A); Tabula Iliaca of New York (2NY); Tabula Veronensis I (3C); Tabula Sarti (6B); Tabula Thierry (7Ti); Tabula of Zenodotus (8E)

Tabula Veronensis II (9D)Tabula Froehner (20Par); Lytra (21Fro); Case study: The centrality and marginality of Aeneas; The rhetoric of documentation; Stesichorus and the Capitolina; Conclusions; 4 Narrative in frieze and panel; Time in the Iliad friezes; Narrative by the book; The Capitolina pilaster: An Iliad in the second degree; The long friezes; Navigating Troy: Roman maps and "achronous" narrative; Viewing and reading the Troy panel of the Tabula Capitolina; Plates; Conclusions; 5 Findspots, display contexts, and the Roman public library; Findspots

The Tabulae Iliacae and the ancient library: Points of contactThe rhetoric of display in the Roman library; 6 Epic in miniature; The uses of the Tabulae Iliacae: Prior proposals, new questions; Dedicatory; Didactic; Decorative; How were the Tabulae displayed?; Roman miniatures; Theodorus and the miracle of diminution; Conclusions; Appendix 1 Conspectus of the Tabulae Iliacae; Appendix 2 Description of selected Tabulae: Texts and images; Figures; Works cited; Index

A study of the Trojan War as retold in carved images and texts at the dawn of the Roman Empire.

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