Lament : studies in the ancient Mediterranean and beyond

edited by Ann Suter

Oxbow says: Lament, a passionate expression of grief, mourning or sorrow, forms the central theme of this collection of twelve essays. Through this theme, authors explore a range of different aspects of attitudes towards death and the afterlife, relationships between humans and the divine, and the cosmos, in ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern cultures. More specifically, they examine lamentation in Sumerian, Hittite and Mycenaean cultures, before moving on to Homer's Iliad , Athenian death ritual, Greek tragedy and comedy, and funerary lamentation in ancient Rome seen through Lucan's Bellvm Civile and the

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  • 1. Introduction - Ann Suter
  • 2. Sumerian Gala Priests and Eastern Mediterranean Returning Gods: Tragic Lamentation in Cross-cultural Perspective Bachvarova
  • 3. "When you go to the meadow...": The Lament of the Taptara-women in the Hittite "Sallais Wastais" Ritual Rutherford
  • 4. Mycenaean Memory and Bronze Age Lament Burke
  • 5. Keens from the Absent Chorus: Troy to Ulster Martin
  • 6. Reading the Laments of Iliad 24 Perkell
  • 7. Death Becomes Her: Gender and Athenian Death Ritual Stears
  • 8. Male Lament in Greek Tragedy Suter
  • 9. Greek Comedy's Parody of Lament Karanika
  • 10. Lament and Hymenaios in Erinna's Distaff Levaniouk
  • 11. Lament in Lucan's Bellum Ciuile Keith
  • 12. Nenia: Gender, Genre, and Lament in Ancient Rome Dutsch

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書名 Lament : studies in the ancient Mediterranean and beyond
著作者等 Suter, Ann
出版元 Oxford University Press
刊行年月 2008
ページ数 x, 288 p.
大きさ 25 cm
ISBN 9780195336924
NCID BA86976179
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言語 古典ギリシア語(1453年まで)
出版国 アメリカ合衆国